Schedule of Classes Course Description

Medgar Evers College
Course Prefix: GEOG                                     Course Number: 202                                    
Course Title: Human Geography
Subject: Geography
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


The main purpose of this course is to introduce the students to the study of Geography as a Social Science by emphasizing the concepts that relate to humans. The course will provide answers to basic questions which Human Geographers often ask-where do people live? Why are they there? How do the difference cultural groups earn a living in their environments? What are the consequences of their activities for mother earth? The course will also discuss levels of economic development; spatial distribution of more developed countries; types of economic activities (primary, secondary, tertiary, and quaternary); settlement Geography (Urban and Rural); growth of megalopolis; Population growth and environmental deterioration.

Prerequisite: ENGL 150 or permission of instructor.
  • 3 class hours.

Start Date:    08/31/2003                         End Date: