Montgomery College 2018-2019 Catalog 
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Montgomery College 2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GEOG 222 - Geography of the United States

(R only) CE

A regional examination of the physical and cultural patterns characteristic of the United States. Students will study geographic concepts and perspectives associated with different regions of the nation. The environment and cultural variables in each region are examined in detail to determine their role in the formation of its unique landscape. Three hours each week. Formerly GE 202.

3 semester hours

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

  • Identify the locations of the 50 United States in proximity to one other, as well as the nation’s capital and territories.
  • Identify state capitals and other significant cities, special sites, and places of interest.
  • Distinguish between regions, both culturally and physically.
  • Make geographic comparisons among places and people within the United States as well as neighboring countries.
  • Utilize maps and atlases as tools.
  • Identify unique physical features characteristic of specific areas.
  • Explain various architectural structures as it relates to specific cultural influences.
  • Discuss the movement of people and how migration as influenced the environment, e.g. economically, agriculturally, politically.
  • Explain toponyms and demographics.

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