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2022-2023 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
2022-2023 Cal State East Bay Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GEOG 356 - Europe

Units: 3 ; Breadth Area: GE-UD-D
The regional geography of Europe, with emphasis on present-day patterns and processes. A systematic review of physical characteristics, social and political systems and problems, economic issues, and regional integrations and interactions.

Strongly Recommended Preparation: Upper division status (greater than 60 earned semester units) and completion of lower division Area D1-3 requirements; and GEOG 125.
Prerequisites: Completion of GE Areas A1, A2, A3 and B4 with grade C- (CR) or better.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground.
Grading: A-F or CR/NC (student choice).
Breadth Area(s) Satisfied: GE-UD-D - Upper Division Social Sciences
Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  1. Identify and explain the connection of the underlying physical geography of Europe to the distributions of people and their activities.
  2. Identify and describe the locations and distributions of climates, mountains, rivers, and natural barriers of the region.
  3. Identify and describe the regional geographic structure of Europe’s cultures including languages, demographics, ethnic groups, and religious beliefs.
  4. Identify and describe the important historical and contemporary geographic linkages in Europe including major cities and industries and economic relationships.
  5. Describe and explain ongoing geographical patterns and processes of political and economic structures in the modern era and the formation and spread of the European Union.

UD-D. Upper-division Social Sciences Learning Outcomes

  1. analyze how power and social identity affect social outcomes for different cultural and economic groups using methods of social science inquiry and vocabulary appropriate to those methods;
  2. demonstrate an understanding of and ability to apply accurately disciplinary concepts of the social or behavioral sciences; and
  3. demonstrate an understanding of and ability to effectively plan or conduct research using an appropriate method of the social or behavioral sciences.

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