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This course will examine the key concepts of geography and the interactions between human life and the environment. Topics will include population, urbanization, economic and cultural landscapes, physical landscapes, and world climate.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Geography and Technology

    • Describe geography and each of the subfields within the discipline of geography.
    • Identify applications of geography in historical context and modern-day applications.
    • Explain the connection between geography and technology.

    Population, Food, and Agriculture

    • Explain how a population is defined.
    • Analyze the trends or factors that may cause a population to immigrate or emigrate.
    • Describe population distributions and density.
    • Describe the human food supply and the difference in food supply between first- and third-world countries.
    • Describe current agricultural practices in first- and third-world countries, including rural and commercial food production.

    Nature, Society, and Cultural Geography

    • Describe the role of natural resources for the environmental health of the world community.
    • Explain how societies use natural resources to promote culture and societal traditions.
    • Describe what is meant by culture and the influences on local cultures.
    • Relate the importance of culture to the formation of the modern state.

    Climate and Physical Landscapes

    • Demonstrate effective use of maps and spatial information.
    • Analyze the relationship between climate and physical landscapes.
    • Evaluate the major causes of climate change.

    Natural Resources and Economic Growth

    • Analyze the process of urbanization.
    • Describe the distribution of resources needed for economic growth.
    • Assess how urbanization affects the limited resources of a community.
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