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GEOG& 100 - Introduction to Geography

5.0 Credits
Introduction to natural and human regions around the world including the impact of post-industrial society in America, the rise of China as a rival superpower and the importance of “black gold” in the Persian Gulf.  Prerequisite: Placement in ENGL 100 .

Course Objectives
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Identify and locate physical features and define fundamental symbols when reading a map. [COMMUNICATE]
  2. Critically analyze the geographical aspects of the relationships between people and the natural environment. [REASON]
  3. Identify, collect, and utilize data to investigate and analyze the issues and problems facing people, places and society in relationship to their geography. [EXPLORE]
  4. Demonstrate and define how these relationships and the natural resources have changed with space and over time in different regions of the world. [EXPLORE]
  5. Integrate, evaluate and communicate information from a variety of geographical sources. [REASON]

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