GEO2100 Cultural Geography

Course Overview

Educational Level: Lower undergraduate, Associate
Credit Hours: 3 Credits
Instructor: Dr. Cort Miller

Course Description:

Examines issues of human cultural impact on the landscape through exploring numerous developmental ideologies and practices that have evolved throughout the last century. Participants will explore the intersections of context and culture to help students evaluate current ideologies of strategy and practice.

How This Course Benefits Students:

The course examines human cultural impacts on the geographic landscape. Geography influences needs, culture, opportunities, choices, interests, and skills. This subject matter will better assist students in determining how geography influences lifestyle and point of view that continue to guide and shape the culture in which the students finds themselves engaged.

Why This Course Is Important:

Unequal distribution of power and economic resources are important issues in a globalized world. The cause and effect of the inequalities that have been influenced by human cultural impact on the geographic landscape are important to be able to identify and respond to with a heightened level of understanding and compassion. As one better understands correlations between culture and geography within the country they are engaged, they can better identify with and value those individuals within those circumstances, while diminishing the possibility to other those of different cultures and contexts. This course extends the opportunity to analyze and assimilate these considerations for these purposes.