Meets MN Transfer Goals 5 & 8 - History/Social, Behavioral Sciences & Global Perspectives. A survey of the physical, cultural, economic and political features of the world's geographic regions. Identification of world's countries and major cities.
Student Learning Outcomes
- acquire an increased awareness and knowledge of the interconnectivity of the world
- gain background for analyzing and comparing cultural elements
- acquire geographic information from maps, globes, charts and other graphic material
- increase spatial analysis skills from the use of maps, globes, charts and other graphic material
- understand key concepts, generalizations and methods of inquiry appropriate to the study of geography
- distinguish worldwide spatial distributions of landforms, climate, natural resources, demographic, cultural, economic and political attributes
- understand the relationships between human characteristics and locations
- be familiar with the locations of countries, major cities, landforms, climate types and cultures
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