World Regional Geography

World Regional Geography

  1. Module Title: World Regional Geography
  2. Module Prefix/Number: GEOG 211
  3. Credit Hours: Three (3)
  4. Description: This course introduces the regional concept which emphasizes the spatial association of people and their environment. Emphasis is on the physical, cultural and economic systems that interact to produce the distinct regions of the earth.
  5. Student Learning Outcomes: At the end of this course students will have:
    • Describe variations in physical and cultural features of a region
    • Demonstrate an understanding of the functional relationships of a region
    • Describe how the geologic history and climatic differences of regions shape the landscape
    • Demonstrate how different cultures and social processes affect regions and countries
  6. Grading Scale: Your letter grade in this course will be determined by calculating your score on all assignments and exams as a percentage of the total possible score, on a standard grading scale:
    Your Letter Grade Your Score as % of Total
    A 90–100
    B 80-89
    C 70-79
    D 60-69
    F 0-59

    Assignments 40%

    As part of the requirements, students must complete short assignments based on these studies. There will be 2 assignments, each attracting 20% of total course grade.

    Assignment (Essay) 20%

    Students are also required to turn in an essay assignment.

    Guidelines for the essay assignment:

    • Word limit: 1500 – 2500
    • The assignment should be typed using Times New Roman, 12-point size, double spaced, and 1″ margins.
    • The assignment should be edited for spelling and grammar.
    • References to be provided using the APA guidelines.

    Exam 40%

    There will be a Final exam. The exam will be based on material covered in the textbook readings and lecture notes.