This course introduces basic geographical concepts and an overview of the geography of the world. Students examine the world’s major cultural regions, with emphasis on geographical aspects of contemporary economic, environmental, social and political relationships with the physical environment. Broader themes include connections among local and global ways of life in various world regions and the persistence of traditional cultures in the face of increasing socioeconomic and political interdependency.
3 credits (3 lecture hours), fall or spring semester
This course satisfies the Liberal Arts and Sciences requirement and the SUNY General Education Requirement for Other World Civilization.