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Geography

Geography 304 – Economic Geography (5)

Geographic survey of human livelihood and interaction with the environment. Agriculture, industry, and urbanization are examined in the context of an increasingly interdependent world system.

Knowledge and Skills Developed:

  • Knowledge of the concepts and theories used in economic geography.
  • Awareness of the main patterns and long-term trends in the spatial organization of agriculture, manufacturing, services, and distribution and the factors shaping those patterns and trends.
  • Ability to interpret, the effects of economic changes upon real places using the concepts of the course.
  • Experience working in groups to analyze the economic geography of Washington State.