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Sir Wilfred Grenfell College (2007/2008)
11.16 Geography

Geography 1000 and 1001 are understood to be equivalents to the former 1010 and 1011.

1000

Introduction to Geography I

is an introduction to Geography incorporating concepts, skills and techniques used by the geographer to understand the Earth as the home of man. The major emphasis of the course is placed on man-environmental ecological systems. The course will include seminars and practical work.

1001

Introduction to Geography II

is a continuation of introduction to basic concepts and techniques in the field of Geography. This course emphasizes Geography as a social science and introduces the sub-fields of political, economic, cultural and urban Geography. The course will include seminars and practical work.

Note:

Credit may not be obtained for both Geography 1001 and the former Geography 1011.

2001

Cultural Geography

is an examination of the basic themes of cultural Geography.

Prerequisite: Geography 1050, or the former 1011, or 1001.

2102

Physical Geography: The Global Perspective

is a study of form, process, and change in natural systems at and near the surface of Earth, viewed as human environment. Emphasis is on global and regional scales in the systematics study of climate, water, landforms and vegetation.

Three hours of lecture and three hours of laboratory per week.

Prerequisites: Geography 1000 or Geography 1050, or the former Geography 1011.

2302

Issues in Economic Geography

are basic issues and ideas in economic geography. The development of a regional economy will be related to underlying economic, cultural and physical factors.

Prerequisite: Geography 1050, or the former 1011, or 1001.

2425

Natural Resources

(formerly 3325) is an introduction to the concepts of natural resources, environment and conservation: the nature and distribution of natural resources; methods of use, allocation and development of natural resources and the role of various physical, social, economic, political and technological factors influencing decision-making about resources.

Prerequisite: Geography 1050, or 1011, or 1001.

Note:

Credit may not be obtained for both Geography 2425 and the former 3325.

3222

Research Design and Quantitative Methods in Geography

is an introduction to principles of research design, and to the use of quantitative techniques. This course provides students with a basic understanding of data collection, entry, and analysis and presentation skills most commonly used by geographers.

Practical, computer-based exercises are an essential part of the course.

Three hours of lecture and three hours of laboratory per week.

Prerequisite: Geography 1050, or the former 1011, or 1001 and at least 9 credit hours from Geography 2001, 2102, 2195, 2302, 2425.

Note:

It is strongly recommended that this course be completed before registration in a 4000-level geography course. Credit may not be obtained for both Geography 3222 and the former Geography 2220, and Statistics 2500 or 2510.

3900-3909

Special Topics in Geography

will have topics to be studied announced.

Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor and the Head of the Department.