2021-2022 College Catalog 
    Jul 19, 2024  
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GEOG 1103 - Introduction To Geography*

3 Credits
Presents the nature of geographic study; illustrates world conditions with emphasis on cultural and environmental issues; introduces map reading; and examines basic concepts.

Course Level Objectives
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

1. Apply the specific tools used in recognizing, analyzing, and communicating geographic information. (GEO 3)
2. Differentiate the different types of geographic research and sub-fields of the discipline. (GEO 2, 3)
3. Identify the geographic realms of physical and human landscapes, including population, topography, climate, resources allocation, etc. (GEO 3)
4. Recognize how globalization is restructuring the world’s geography through environmental changes, resource demand, and population patterns. (GEO 3, 4)
5. Discuss how geography as a discipline links the social, political, and cultural environments of human societies to the natural world. (GEO 1, 3, 4)
6. Demonstrate knowledge of the fundamental issues and debates current to the discipline of geography. (GEO 3, 4)

ACTS Equivalent Course Number: GEOG 1103

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