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Geography

Geography 475 – Geography of Asia (5)

Examination of the physical and cultural geography, human-environment interactions, landscapes, and regional diversity of Asia.

Knowledge and Skills Developed:

  • Knowledge of the location of the countries, sub-national regions, cities, and physical features in the Northeast and Southeast Asia.
  • Awareness of the main patterns in the environments, demography, culture diversity, geopolitics, and economic development in the region and the factors shaping those patterns.
  • Appreciation for the important, recent changes in Asia, particularly its rapid but uneven economic development, including the geography and consequences of those changes.
  • Ability to interpret the region’s geography both in writing and in an oral presentation.