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GEG120 - World Regional Geography
Course analyzes regions of the world. Content includes looking at patterns and distributions of economic, political and social organizations of different nations, to gain global perspective on current world events; focus is on aspects of development and underdevelopment using representative regions as examples.IAI S4 900N
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: S4 900N

GEG122 - Cultural Geography
Course studies contemporary world cultures and their interrelationships with geographic structure and regions, to gain a global perspective on current world events. Content includes human origins and distribution; population, migration,health, climate, culture, language, settlement, industry and agriculture.IAI S4 900N
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: S4 900N

GEG130 - Global Economies
Course studies topical variations in spatial distribution of economic activities. Content includes production, consumption, and distribution patterns analyzed, in relation to location theory; stages of economic development; relative importance of government intervention and market forces; international alliances; andmultinational corporations. Focus is on processes of economic development, globalization, and technological innovation.IAI S4 903N
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)
IAI Code: S3 903N

GEG290 - Topics in Geography
Course explores major issues in the field of geography. Topics will be selected from subspecialties such as: elements of the environment; population geography; the rainforest; and development and industrialization. Course has different focus and/or scope from other courses currently offered in the department and can be repeated on different topics up to three times for up to nine semester hours of credit. Prerequisite may vary by topic.
1-4 Credit Hours (lecture: 1-4; lab: 1-4)

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