District Syllabus
World Regional Geography

Credit Hours: 3
Contact Hours: 3
Laboratory Fee: None.
Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites for this course.
Corequisites: There are no corequisites for this course.
Catalog Description:
A descriptive study of selected countries and regions of the world
around such key topics as location, population makeup and
distribution, natural environment, type of economy, potentialities,
chief problems. Human activities are related to natural 
environmental conditions of countries, regions and continents. Meets 
A.A. general education Category IV.
Required Materials: Books:
  • H.J. deBlig, and Peter Muller. Geography, 15th ed., Wiley, 2012. ISBN: 9781118093603
Supplemental Materials: Additional materials may be assigned by the instructor to supplement the required materials. -->
Special Requirements: None.
Program Learning Outcomes:
  1. To make the student aware of the finite nature of earth's natural resources.
  2. To make the student aware of cultural differences.
  3. To help the student develop a respect for other cultures.
  4. To make the student aware of the various types of landforms and their potentialities.
  5. To help the student to develop a sense of place by showing them there is a complex world beyond the bounds of their personal experiences.
  6. Global Learning Outcomes: GLO 1 - Critical Thinking - The student evaluates the validity of ideas, developing informed opinions or defensible conclusions. GLO 4 - Information Literacy - The student effectivly locates, evaluates, and applies information from a variety of sources. GLO 5 - Cultural Literacy: The student demonstrates an understanding of human culture and its diversity.
Course Learning Outcomes:
See expanded syllabus developed by the instructor for each section 
being taught.
Methods of Evaluation:
Evaluation of student progress towards achieving the stated learning 
outcomes and performance objectives is the responsibility of the 
instructor, within the policies of the college and the department. 
Detailed explanation is included in the expanded syllabus developed 
by the instructor for each section being taught.
Flexibility: It is the intention of the instructor to accomplish the objectives specified in the course syllabus. However, circumstances may arise which prohibit the fulfilling of this endeavor. Therefore, this syllabus is subject to change. When possible, students will be notified of any change in advance of its occurrence.

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