Dec 02, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GEO 3340 Geography of Africa in Global Perspective

This course deals with aspects of human and physical geography of Africa. It is organized into four parts as follows: The first part will give an overview of the physical-environmental geography of Africa including analysis of the impacts of human activities on forest degradation and desertification. The second part examines the socio-cultural geography of Africa within the context of the region’s pre-colonial and colonial history, its diverse political systems, and cultures. The third part discusses the multidimensional and interconnected nature of the development process in Africa by examining the broad aspects of development including transportation, the urban sector, agriculture and industry. The fourth part evaluates Africa’s prospects in a new global economy.
Credits: 3.0