Introduction to Human Geography
GEOG 100: Introduction to Human Geography
This course explores basic concepts in human geography which are essential to understanding the changing relationship between people and places around the world. Our course will focus on the interdependence between society and space, examining economic, political and cultural interactions in an increasingly globalized world. Topics will include core concepts such as place and scale, core-periphery dynamics, place and landscape, economic development, cultural transformation, agriculture, population geography and migration, urbanization, and environmental problems.