Geographic study of countries of Africa and the Americas emphasizing their physical and cultural characteristics. Special attention to contemporary issues/problems. May not receive credit for both GEOG 301 and GEOG 102. Three hours per week. Meets General Education IIIB or IIIC (Prior to Fall 2008: IIB).
GEOG 203 ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHY (Fall 2019)
Analysis of the locational factors explaining the geographic distribution of economic activity: rural and urban land use, cities, industry, transport and trade, economic development. Three hours per week. Meets General Education IIIB or IIIC (Prior to Fall 2008: IIB).
GEOG 303 URBAN GEOGRAPHY (Fall 2019)
Explores economic, cultural, social and political dynamics of cities – their location, functions and internal structures, including economic activities, housing and social geography. Topics include economic restructuring; suburbanization and urban sprawl; urban life; inner-city gentrification; and how issues of class, race and gender are embedded in the geographies of cities. Prerequisite: GEOG 100 or 101 or 102 or 203 or permission of instructor. Three hours per week.