Jun 06, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

GEO 3200 Cultural Geography


Cultural geography is a subfield within human geography that deals with the study of cultural products and norms and their variations across and relations to spaces, places and regions. It looks at the characteristics of people in a location with respect to their language, religion, ethnicity, architecture, foods, clothing, and how these affect the environment. The course will discuss the nature and spatial distribution of major cultural features including population, migration, language, religion, ethnicity and political systems utlizing examples from Africa, Asia and Latin America. The problems resulting from the depletion, destruction, and inefficient use of resources such as energy, water, air, mineral, forests and soils in developing countires will also be addressed.
Credits: 3.0