Geography is the study of relationships and interactions between humans and the environment. Geography utilizes a spatial approach to examine the patterns and distributions of human activities and natural features on the earth's surface. Geography, by nature, is a holistic, synthesizing and integrating discipline.
|GGR 101.||People, Places and Boundaries|
|Introduction and overview of the discipline of geography. Central themes include human environment interaction, spatial analysis, and pattern and process. Study of human and natural components of the earth's surface with a focus on relationships between humans and their environments.|
|GGR 102.||People, Patterns and Processes|
|Study of various cultural attributes with a focus on the relationships between humans and their environments. Topics examined within a spatial framework that includes population, ecology, religion, politics, economics, agriculture, resources, industry, urbanization, trade, energy use and development.|