World Regional Geography - GEO 220 at Southwest Virginia Community College

Effective: 2023-05-01

Course Description

Examines similarities and differences among the world?s major regions. Evaluates ways in which people and places interact across space and time to produce particular spatial and environmental patterns. Introduces the student to geographic tools such as maps. 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 applies geographical concepts to analyze events and issues in contemporary or historical contexts. It is designed to enhance the knowledge and understanding of various themes in each major region of the world with a focus on the geographical context of events. It also demonstrates the increasing role globalization plays in forming interconnections between places and regions.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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