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2022-2023 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
    
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GEOG 355 - Asia Pacific


Units: 3 ; Breadth Area: GE-UD-D
Physical resources, human land use, economic systems, and political patterns in the Asia Pacific region; historical footprints and modern transformation; economic cooperation and geo-political realignment; demographic transition and environmental challenges.

Strongly Recommended Preparation: Upper division status (greater than 60 earned semester units) and completion of lower division Area D1-3 requirements.
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
Course Typically Offered: Variable Intermittently


Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
 

  1. locate and identify pertinent physical, economic, urban, and political systems in the Asia Pacific region;
  2. apply mapping and geospatial technologies to analyze geographic issues in the Asia Pacific region;
  3. describe and explain the cultural and geographical complexity of Asia Pacific as an economic organization and political region;
  4. critically discuss economic development, demographic transition and environmental issues that are critical to the future of the region.


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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