World Regional Geography
World Regional Geography introduces students to the basic physical and cultural geographies of the world’s major regions (e.g., Central Asia, the Caribbean). Emphasis is placed on exploring what makes each region environmentally and culturally distinct, on regional human-environment relationships and associated environmental issues, and on the historical and contemporary linkages between the world’s regions.

Course themes are placed in the context of globalization, including its historical periods (e.g., European colonialism). The world’s regions have become increasingly interconnected through transnational flows of people, plants, capital, and microbes, among other things. This course examines how and why
the world has become more interconnected, and how globalizing processes have shaped the political, economic, ecological, and cultural character of each world region.
Grading Basis
Course Attributes
This course satisfies LAT Req
Social Science
ANTHRO 20809289
Academic Group
College Parallel
Academic Organization
School of Arts & Sciences
Enrollment Requirements
(NexGenRead 261+ or ACCP Read 80+ or ACT Read 19+ or Coll Read Strat #10808101 or Intro Coll Read #10838105) and (NexGenWrite 260+ or ACCP Write 5+ and ACCP Sent 86+ or ACT Eng 17+ or ICW #10831103); or Eng 1 #20801201. Coursework requires a C or higher.