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Summer 2012
Apr 19, 2014
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GEOG 812 - Geographic Perspectives on the Environment
An introductory survey stressing the geographical approach to the study of man/land relationships. Emphasis is placed on the impact of human activities on the environment and on conflicts between resource exploration and environmental quality. Contemporary utilization, modification by urbanization, and environmental regions are studied.
1.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Non-Matriculated, Post-Baccalaureate
Schedule Types: Independent/Directed Study, Lecture

Geography Department

GEOG 855 - Geography of Sub-Sahara Africa
An examination of the physical and cultural landscape of Africa south of the Sahara, with special emphasis on the native cultures of the area and their influence on the landscape; the revolutionary effects of European interventions and conquests; and the modern political, cultural, and economic climates.
1.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Non-Matriculated, Post-Baccalaureate
Schedule Types: Independent/Directed Study, Lecture

Geography Department

GEOG 856 - Geography of the Middle East
Physical, cultural and political environmental conditions which make that realm of instability which exists in Southwest Asia and North Africa.
1.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Non-Matriculated, Post-Baccalaureate
Schedule Types: Independent/Directed Study, Lecture

Geography Department

GEOG 857 - Geography of Latin America
Development of modern cultural landscape. Physiographic and climatic patterns; native cultures; problems of economic development and political stability.
1.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Non-Matriculated, Post-Baccalaureate
Schedule Types: Independent/Directed Study, Lecture

Geography Department

GEOG 891 - WestrnRegnl Geog:Field Stdy
An exploration of a Western geographical region through an actual field study. The focus is on the physical, cultural , historical geography of the visited area, with special emphasis on the significance of historical, cultural, and recreational sites on the changing patterns of economic, social, and cultural geography. Emphasis is placed on a understanding of differing experiences and perspectives relating to issues of gender, race, and class in the region. Location is announced when offered.
1.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Non-Matriculated, Post-Baccalaureate
Schedule Types: Independent/Directed Study, Lecture

Geography Department

GEOG 927 - Geographical Perspectives on Non-Western Regions
A spatial analysis of the historical, political, economical, and cultural geography of non-Western regions. The main objective is to provide geographic perspective on current issues resulting from human-environment interaction, geopolitical-economics interest and ethnic-religious influences on ideology, socioeconomic and education systems.
1.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Non-Matriculated, Post-Baccalaureate
Schedule Types: Independent/Directed Study, Lecture

Geography Department

GEOG 959 - Topics in the Geography of Massachusetts and New England
A historical geographic analysis and present geographical development of Massachusetts and New England as regions of the United States. Specific topics include historical geography, physical landscape analysis, weather and climate, and patterns and issues of the region's economic and urban development.
1.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Non-Matriculated, Post-Baccalaureate
Schedule Types: Independent/Directed Study, Lecture

Geography Department


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