csc391 | undergraduate

Geography, Culture And Communication

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This course will focus on the ecological and historical approach to cultures and communication and how they have changed within a global and spatial context. Within the context of culture and communication, themes will include human-environmental interaction; exploration of human-environmental systems analysis; diffusion and movement of commerce and urban sprawl; location and spatial patterns of development; identity and the boundaries of place; and selected topics within the scope of human geography.

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Course details:

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

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    Human-Environmental Interaction, Culture, and Communication

    • Analyze aspects of human-environmental interaction involved in crop production and consumption.
    • Examine how human-environmental interaction affects population.
    • Examine types of systems involved in human-environmental interaction.

    Diffusion, Movement, and Communication

    • Research the origins of imported consumer goods in your local community.
    • Examine aspects of urban sprawl related to transportation.
    • Describe how the concepts of diffusion and movement relate to your community.

    Location and Spatial Patterns of Development

    • Examine the spatial distribution of economic activities and populations.
    • Determine the development of a country using human welfare and economic indicators.

    Identity and the Boundaries of Place and Region

    • Evaluate the construction of spatial identity.
    • Examine factors affecting market shares of existing sports teams in your community.

    Human Geography Topics

    • Evaluate multiple perspectives of stakeholders involved in human-environmental interaction.
    • Summarize the issues and research involved with a selected human geography topic.
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