Dec 10, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GEO 3390 Geography of New Jersey

The purpose of this course is to understand the environmental, economic, social, and demographic issues in the state of New Jersey from a geographic perspective. It is organized into two parts as follows: The first part examines the physical and human geographies of the state, and the factors that have shaped and continue to shape these geographies. Emphasis is given to the identification and interpretation of spatial patterns and processes associated with physical environment and natural resources, settlement patterns, population, demographic changes, economic structure and activities, industrial growth, land use, urban growth and development, and globalization. The second part examines the environmental, social, economic, and demographic issues and problems associated with the changing physical and human geographies of the state and how these issues and problems may be analyzed, understood, and addressed using geographic concepts, approaches, and methods.
Credits: 3.0