Courses

  • GEOG-2113 Elements of Human Geography

    A study of the relationship between humankind and the environment and the effect of that relationship on political, cultural, economic, and religious institutions. This course is offered as needed.

  • GEOG-2213 World Regional Geography

    An interpretive study of the political map of the world and some of its recent changes. Attention is focused on the role of location, physical environment, population, ethnic groups, natural resources, and technological change in the evolution of nation-states and dependent territories. This course is normally offered in the fall semester of odd numbered years.

  • GEOG-2313 Physical Geography

    An introduction to the process of land form development and the interaction of the hydrosphere and lithosphere. Same as GNSC-2313. This course is normally offered every semester and summer.

  • GEOG-2413 Human Geography of Latin America

    This course will focus on the cultures-sociological, geographical, political and religious-that contribute to the emergence of the present situations. Social interactions among Latin American countries and implications for Latin American-Usa relations are also explored and evaluated. The class will be assisted by lectures from area specialists in the countries visited, visual sources, primary and secondary sources, and hands-on learning via tour sites. This course is designed to take advantage of the travel opportunities afforded by your international study experience. This course is offered in the summer when there is a Latin America study abroad program.

  • GEOG-2513 Human Geography of the Pacific Rim

    This course will focus on the cultures-sociological, geographical, political and religious- that contribute to the emergence of the present situations in the Pacific Rim countries. The students will study the historical development of a dominate culture apart from the west, the main architects of that development and the blending of this area to the world arena. The class will be assisted by lectures from area specialists in the countries visited, visual sources, primary and secondary sources, and hands-on learning via tour sites. This course is designed to take advantage of the travel opportunities afforded by your study abroad experience. This course is normally offered in the fall on the Pacific Rim study abroad program.