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Sir Wilfred Grenfell College (2009/2010)
12.15 Geography

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.

CR: the former Geography 1010

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.

CR: the former Geography 1011

2001

Cultural Geography

is an examination of the basic themes of cultural Geography.

PR: Geography 1050, or the former Geography 1011, or Geography 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.

LH: 3

PR: 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.

PR: Geography 1050, or the former Geography 1011, or Geography 1001

2425

Natural Resources

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.

CR: the former 3325

PR: Geography 1050, or the former Geography 1011, or Geography 1001

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. It is strongly recommended that this course be completed before registration in a 4000-level geography course.

CR: the former Geography 2220, and Statistics 2500 or Statistics 2510

LH: 3

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

3900-3909

Special Topics in Geography

will have topics to be studied announced.

PR: permission of the instructor and the Head of the Department

AR = Attendance requirement; CH = Credit hours are 3 unless otherwise noted; CO = Co-requisite(s); CR = Credit can be retained for only one course from the set(s) consisting of the course being described and the course(s) listed; LC = Lecture hours per week are 3 unless otherwise noted; LH = Laboratory hours per week; OR = Other requirements of the course such as tutorials, practical sessions, or seminars; PR = Prerequisite(s); UL = Usage limitation(s).