|COURSE NUMBER:||GEOG 310|
|COURSE TITLE:||Human Geography|
|NAME OF INSTRUCTOR:||Dr Joanne Moyer|
|CREDIT WEIGHT AND WEEKLY TIME DISTRIBUTION:||credits 3(hrs lect 3 - hrs sem 0 - hrs lab 3)|
geography explores how human cultures and societies adapt to and shape
natural landscapes and built environments. It considers spatial
patterns within areas such as demographics, economics, politics,
agriculture, and urban environments, focusing on both Canadian and
international contexts. Skills in reading paper and digital maps and
aerial photographs are also developed.
This course is considered a Canadian Studies course for purposes of King's B.Ed. (AD).
Prerequisites: 3 credits of ENVS200, GEOG 210, 310 or 321, ECON2xx, POLI2xx, SOCI2xx, PSYC2xx, SSCI 210
|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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