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2022-2023 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
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GEOG 120 - Human Geography: Diversity and Globalization

Units: 3 ; Breadth Area: GE-D1-2
Exploring cultural diversity in this increasingly globalized world. Contemporary topics of human population, food and agricultural systems, social organization, spatial interaction, and globalization.

Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground, or Hybrid.
Grading: A-F or CR/NC (student choice).
Breadth Area(s) Satisfied: GE-D1-2 - Lower Division Social Sciences
Course Typically Offered: Fall & Spring

Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  1. Describe and explain cultural diversity in the United States and around the world.
  2. Articulate the spatial aspects of human migration, cultural interaction and diffusion around the world.
  3. Highlight the impact of economic development and globalization on world cultures.
  4. Interpret sense of place of people from different cultures through their mental maps.

D1-2. Lower-division Social Science Electives Learning Outcomes
  1. specify how social, political, economic, and environmental systems and/or behavior are interwoven;
  2. explain how humans individually and collectively relate to relevant sociocultural, political, economic, and/or environmental systems-how they produce, resist, and transform them;
  3. discuss and debate issues from the course’s disciplinary perspective in a variety of cultural, historical, contemporary, and/or potential future contexts; and
  4. explore principles, methodologies, value systems, and ethics employed in social scientific inquiry.

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