Spring 2022 - GEOG 100 D100
Our World: Introducing Human Geography (3)
Class Number: 4737
Delivery Method: In Person
Course Times + Location:
Mo 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 3520, Burnaby
We 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
SSCB 9201, Burnaby
Exam Times + Location:
Apr 22, 2022
12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
SSCC 9001, Burnaby
1 778 782-3713
Office: RCB 7131
A geographical introduction to how humans shape our world, with attention also given to how it shapes us. Themes may include: culture, economic activities, environmental change, globalization, politics, population, resources, and urbanization. Breadth-Humanities/Social Sciences.
This course provides an introduction to human geography and offers tools and concepts for understanding our dynamic world. We will explore the nature and diversity of human geography and develop an appreciation for the world we live in as well as for the reciprocal relationships that exist between people and places. This course provides insights into contemporary global issues such as economic development and poverty; culture and identity; human-environment interactions; and cities and urbanization. These issues will be explored from a geographical perspective and will allow students to engage with some of ‘big questions’ of the day, such as sustainability and globalization.
The goal is to introduce students both to how geographers think, and what they think about. The class welcomes undergraduate students in all fields of study. It is designed to prepare those who will continue in the geography program, while also providing non-geographers with a solid foundation in the fundamentals of geographic thinking.
Spring 2022 courses will be delivered in person based on information available at the time of publishing the outline; please note the delivery mode is subject to change following Provincial Health Officer (PHO) and/or SFU recommendations and orders.
- • Online homework and quizzes 20%
- • 5 in-class mini-papers 10%
- • Midterm 30%
- • Final 40%
Human Geography: Places and Regions in Global Context, Updated Fifth Canadian Edition (Paul Knox, Sallie Marston & Michael Imort) Pearson eText
Mastering Geography Standalone Access Card -- for Human Geography: Places and Regions in Global Context
Mastering + etext = ISBN-13: 9780134845340
Available in SFU Bookstore
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