Sep 23, 2023
GEO 105 - Introduction to Cultural Geography
Description: An geographical exploration of the human landscape, examining aspects of culture such as language, religion, political organization and economics.
Prerequisites: Reading Proficiency.
- Geographic principles
- Folk and popular culture
- Political geography
- Urban patterns
- Resource issues
- Outline the principle concepts of geographic study. (1)
- Describe basic cultural differences among selected societies. (4-7)
- Relate physical geography to cultural characteristics of regions.(2-6)
- Integrate historical information with spatial distribution information of cultural phenomena. (2,3,8)
- Identify and explain the spatial distribution of cultural phenomena.(3-8)
- Locate and evaluate information from a variety of sources.(1)
- Explain a personal connection to the global/international community in contemporary society. (8)
- Critically analyze information related to current regional and global cultural issues. (1,8)
- Organize information from multiple sources into a unified presentation.(1)
- Describe relationships between distributions of different cultural phenomena.(9)
- Discuss key elements and concepts relating to selected cultural topics.(1)
- Demonstrate thoughtful and precise writing skills by completing at least 1500 words of monitored writing.