geo155 | undergraduate
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Identity and Political Geography
- Examine the interaction between aspects of identity and power within a geographical context.
- Explain how the types and locations of political boundaries can shape conflict and cooperation.
- Describe the relationship between economic behavior and the formation and governance of states.
Development and World Economic Patterns
- Explain how geographic, political, and social factors have led to uneven economic development among the worldâs peoples.
- Explain how geographic, political, and cultural factors influence the location and types of agricultural production throughout the world.
- Describe the geographic factors that influence the locations and activities of manufacturing and service industries at various scales.
Urbanization, Globalization, and the Environment
- Discuss the development and location of urban places and their role in the global economy.
- Analyze how people have adapted to their environments.
- Explain the factors that have led to the global economy and intensified human interaction.
Introduction to Human Geography
- Explain how physical geography relates to human settlement.
- Examine population diversity.
- Explain factors contributing to population growth.
- Examine the uses of spatial distribution maps.
Cultural Aspects of Geography
- Explain the diffusion of an aspect of popular culture.
- Identify areas of language development and distribution.
- Identify characteristics of major world religions including their influence on the cultural landscape.
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