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Number:HG227
Name:World Geography
Description:a. World Geography is an introduction to the physical and political geography of the world. It explores how the physical features, natural resources, and climate connect with economics and politics to shape the various human cultures on this planet. The major world geographic regions will be explored.
Credit(s):3
Offered (DAY schedule):
Instructor Permission Required:N
Pre-Requisite(s):

Course Objectives

"Africa: Geographic characteristics and economical potentials, Past and present characteristics, What Africa has to offer.
"Europe: Geographic characteristics and economical potentials, Economical, Political, Military organizations.
"South America - Australia - New Zealand: Geographic characteristics of South America, Problems of South America and economical potentials.
"Asia: Geographic characteristics and economical potentials, Characteristics of Asian People.
North America: Geographic characteristics and economical potentials.
Causes of famine and solutions to famine
Critical Environmental Issues.

Books Previously Used in this Course

Term Year Title ISBN Author Edition Publisher
S 2013 CURRENT
F 2012 World Regions in Global Context : People, Places, and Enviro 0-321-65185-5 Marston, Sallie A. 4TH 11 Prentice Hall, Inc.
F 2011 DIVERSITY AMID GLOBALIZAT 0-321-71448-2 ROWNTREE 5 PH
F 2011 Diversity Amid Globalization Rountree 5th Ed Prentice Hall
F 2011 Encounter World Regional Geography Jess Porter Prentice Hall
F 2011 ENCOUNTERING WORLD GEOGRA 9780321681751 PORTER 01 PRENTICE
S 2010 UNDERSTANDING THE CULTURA 1-59385-119-7 WALLACH GUILFORD
S 2009 Geography 0-07-351546-9 Pitzl 22 McGraw Hill
S 2009 GEOGRAPHY (ED: PITZL) 0-07-351546-9 DUSHKIN 22 MCGRAW-HILL PUBLISHING
S 2008 GEOGRAPHY 06/07 (ED: PITZ DUSHKIN MCG
S 2007 GEOGRAPHY 06/07 (ED: PITZL) 0-07-354567-8 DUSHKIN MCGRAW-HILL PUBLISHI
S 2006 GEOGRAPHY 05/06 DUSHKIN GROUP 20TH 05
S 2002 Geography 00/01 0-07-236551-X Dushkin Dushk PA
S 2001 Geography 00/01 0-07-236551-X Dushkin Dushk PA
F 2000 Geography 00/01 0-07-236551-X Dushikin Dushikin
S 2000 Geography 99/00 (Ed: Pitzl) 0-07-040069-5 Duskin Duskin
U 1999 Cultural Landscape 0-13-079778-2 Rubenstein 6 PH
Thomas College. Beyond Education.