Feb 02, 2023  
2022-2023 Lane Community College Catalog 
2022-2023 Lane Community College Catalog
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GEOG 201 - World Regional Geography

4 Credit(s)

Regional geography gives students the skills and tools to understand and interpret the events that shape our lives. Students will explore major geographic regions focusing on the ways humans create “places” through culture and adapting the physical environment. Students will apply a spatial perspective to reveal how physical and cultural attributes impact the balances and imbalances in our increasingly globalized world and how levels of development impact geographic differentiation.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Summarize the impacts of migration.
  2. Describe the current areas of ethnic conflict and provide multiple perspectives for their causes.
  3. Describe the current patterns of economic inequality and understand their origins.
  4. Analyze how colonization impacts political stability and economic opportunity.
  5. Analyze the patterns of urban development.
  6. Design a UNICEF Aid package for a current UNICEF Global Project and address the possible positive and negative impact so such aid.

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