People and the Land: Intro to Cultural Geography - GEO 210 at Southwest Virginia Community College

Effective: 2023-05-01

Course Description

Provides an introduction to themes in human geography and the ways in which human geographers study spatial relationships in the world. Emphasizes geospatial tools and concepts to examine global patterns of human demographics, culture, geopolitics, and economic and environmental interdependence through introduction to a broad range of subject matter. This is a Passport and UCGS transfer course.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits

The course outline below was developed as part of a statewide standardization process.

General Course Purpose

This course emphasizes geographic literacy, awareness of and engagement with global issues, and cultural diversity. The course uses a thematic approach and requires students to think critically about and apply geographic concepts to contemporary topics, appreciating the impacts of individual and collective actions.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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