Montgomery College 2018-2019 Catalog 
    Dec 08, 2019  
Montgomery College 2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GEOG 101 - Introduction to Geography


Introduction to geography as a field of study. The course consists of an extensive examination of physical and cultural factors that contribute to and produce the variable character of the Earth’s surface and a discussion of the significance of geographic concepts and factors to world affairs.

  Assessment Level(s): ENGL 101 /ENGL 101A , MATH 050  , READ 120 . Three hours each week. Formerly GE 101.

3 semester hours

May not be taken concurrently with MATH 017  or MATH 020  or MATH 045   without appropriate Math assessment score.

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Identify the four environmental components: the hydrosphere, atmosphere, lithosphere, and biosphere.
  • Interpret maps and atlases effectively, locating map features and interpreting thematic maps.
  • Distinguish between regions, both culturally and physically.
  • Make geographic comparisons among places and people.
  • Discuss geographic processes, concepts, and terminology.
  • Distinguish among geographic theories.
  • Utilize maps and atlases as tools.
  • Utilize various geographic applications.
  • Apply their geographic skills and knowledge to everyday life.
  • Students will research, organize, and present in written format about specific geographic topics.
  • Analyze geographic data including demographics.
  • Articulate their own geographic background.

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