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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
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GEO 3320 Geography of Middle East

This course focuses on a geographical analysis of the Middle East. It examines the natural (physical environment) and human ( cultural, social, economic,and political) factors that have shaped and continue to shape the region’s geography, and have helped to define it as a distinct region. This course also examines the region’s relationship with other world regions in an increasingly globalized world. Topics to be examined include the physcal environment, natural resources, environmental issues, population, settlement patterns, urban development, language, religion, and ethnicity, economic development, and geopolitical issues.
Credits: 3.0