Catalogue 2018 - 2019

GEOG 103 World Regional Geography II: Less Developed Countries

Credits

3 cr.

Course Description

This survey of world geography is designed to help you develop a greater understanding of the rapidly developing societies of Middle and South America, North Africa and Southwest Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia and Southeast Asia. Developing a better understanding of these places will illustrate challenges associated with rapid population growth, urbanization, environmental stresses, industrialization, and dependence on raw material production in a highly competitive in a global market. This class will promote a better appreciation for the ways in which the changing global environment and an increasingly interdependent global economy are impacting political, environmental, social and cultural dimensions of all of these regions.

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