Schedule of Classes Course Description

Medgar Evers College
Course Prefix: GEOG                                     Course Number: 204                                    
Course Title: Regional Geography of the World
Subject: Geography
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


The course is an introductory survey of world regions. It examines the regional concept and regional method in geography, divides the world into major regions based on the concept/method and discusses the physical, economic, political and socio-cultural factors, which enable one to identify them as world regions. Each region is then studied in terms of its physical environment and the ways in which human have adapted to the environment and utilized its resources. Geopolitical, social and economic interrelationships within and among the regions are also studied. Audiovisual materials such as maps, photographs, slides, overhead transparencies, CD-ROMs, and videotapes will be used copiously.

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

Start Date:    08/31/2003                         End Date:    09/28/2007