SOCI3110 Human Geography

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CRS Acad Level: UG

Course #: SOCI3110

Credits: 3

About the Course:

This course focuses on the ways through which all places on Earth are interconnected and how the human use of the Earth’s surface varies over space. Major topics covered will be: the human perception of earth space and the ways people give order to space; the growth and distribution of human population; the localization and spatial characteristics of patterns of settlement and land use; geopolitics and colonialism; environmental geography; the geography of economic development and modernization; the principles of the analysis of spatial diffusion; spatial aspects of retail marketing; and the geographic analysis of gender issues, racism, poverty, sports, religion, and cultural nuances. Prerequisites: SOCI1001 and HUMN2103. Meets the requirement for Humanities/Fine Arts Elective and Social Science elective.

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