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Geography of Developing Nations
GEOG OF DEV NA
CLASS CODE: GEOG 321 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: LANGUAGE & LETTERS
DEPARTMENT: HISTORY, GEOGRAPHY, POLITICAL SCIENCE
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: This course will focus on underdeveloped regions of the world to examine major themes related to development and underdevelopment, poverty, and wealth, equality and inequality.
TAUGHT: Winter 2004, Fall 2005
CONTENT AND TOPICS: This course will focus on underdeveloped regions of the world to examine major themes related to development and underdevelopment, poverty, and wealth, equality and inequality. It will take a geographical aproach to present and explain the diversity in development of countries and regions and how these development patterns have led to today's distribution of important economic, environmental and sociolculture dimensions of human welfare.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: Recall relevant content from geographic subject matter.
Gain an understanding of the rich and diverse characteristics of people, places and environments.
Understand that space and spatial relationships are fundamental components of human interdependence on the local, regional, and global scales.
Recognize the spatial relationships between people and their environments.
Solve problems systematically using geographic methods.
Develop policies that are designed to guide the use and management of Earth's resources and that reflect multiple points of view.
Evaluate policy decisions regarding the use of resources in developing regions of the world.
Develop communication skills.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2001