|COURSE NUMBER:||GEOG 310|
|COURSE TITLE:||Landscapes and Human Settlements|
|NAME OF INSTRUCTOR:||Dr Joanne Moyer|
|CREDIT WEIGHT AND WEEKLY TIME DISTRIBUTION:||credits 3(hrs lect 3 - hrs sem 0 - hrs lab 3)|
|COURSE DESCRIPTION:||The relationship between the natural environment and
development of settled landscapes from a geographic
perspective. Spatial distribution of biophysical landscapes and
location analyses of agricultural, urban and industrial systems
in Canada and elsewhere. Introduction to landscape
interpretation using maps and aerial photographs.
This course is considered a Canadian Studies course for purposes of King's B.Ed. (AD).
Prerequisites: 3 credits of ENVS200, GEOG201, ECON2xx, POLI2xx, SOCI2xx, PSYC2xx
|REQUIRED TEXTS:||Norton, W, and M. Mercier. 2016. Human Geography, 9th Edition. Don Mills: Oxford University Press.|
|MARK DISTRIBUTION IN PERCENT:||
|COURSE SCOPE AND OBJECTIVES:||This
course introduces the basic concepts and approaches of human geography.
This branch of geography seeks to describe and explain the human
landscape found across the surface of the earth. Human geographers
attempt to understand the location and movement of human activities by
asking such fundamental questions as "What is where?" "Why is it
there?" and "How does it relate to other locations?" The focus is on
understanding the spatial organization and spatial relationships that
underlie the human landscape at local, regional and global scales.
On completion of this course, you should be able to:
Required texts, assignments, and grade distributions may vary
from one offering of this course to the next. Please consult
the course instructor for up to date details.
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