A systematic introduction to the discipline, designed to give the beginning student exposure to major topics associated with the subfields of geography. Geographic concepts and theories using real world examples will be presented in order to examine spatial information and patterns that exist on the earth. Fall, Spring.
This course analyzes multiple facets of contemporary human geography including global patterns of culture, population, economy, environmental change and geopolitics. It also focuses on how cultures change and respond to the pressures of globalization. Fall, Spring.
Explores the complex relationships between nature, culture, and place. Emphasis is placed on spatial aspects of human interactions with the environment resulting in serious issues, including pollution, global climate change, and resource depletion. Environmentally sustainable actions will be examined and assessed. Fall.