Economic Geography - GEO 225 at Virginia Peninsula Community College

Effective: 2022-05-01

Course Description

Introduces the subfield of human geography by focusing on the key interactions of people, space, and economics. Familiarizes students with economic, geographic, political and demographic factors that impact international target markets and trade activity. Focuses on levels of development, urban areas, globalization, and international trade
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

GEO 225 explores and recognizes the role of economics within the context of society and throughout history. This course enhances the knowledge and understanding of various economic institutions with a focus on the geographical context of events. This course identifies major economic policies and decisions while understanding their international implications.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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