The spatial and size distribution of cities as explained by their historical development and major functions. Analysis of the internal structure of cities and the results of urban growth.Knowledge and Skills Developed:
Awareness of the socio-economic history and geography of cities globally.
Ability to analyze, in writing and via spreadsheet software, the changing economic, social, political, and environmental geography of American metropolitan areas.
Ability to compare and contrast the features of cities of two North American cities in a formal classroom presentation.