The diverse regions of Anglo-America will be investigated in this course. We will consider the relationship between the natural environment, the cultural background, economic conditions, and local problems of the U.S. and Canada. Group 1 course.
Recommended Prerequisites or Skills Competencies
Students scoring below ENG 111
on the placement test should plan on additional study time.
General Education Outcomes supported by this course
Communications - Direct
Course Learning Outcomes Knowledge:
- Describe the geomorphic processes, weather and climate; and the biogeography that have shaped the physical landscape of the United States and Canada.
- Explain the characteristics of the different economic sectors present in the various regions of US and Canada.
- Identify how the historical settlement of North America has contributed to its geographic character.
- Apply the geographic perspective to solve "real-world" problems and issues.
- Integrate conceptual knowledge of physical and cultural landscapes to explain spatial interactions.
Caring - Civic Learning:
- Come to see themselves as a member of a broader society.
Learning How to Learn:
- Care more deeply about environmental issues faced by various regions of the United States and Canada, and recognize what they can do to personally mitigate some of the those impacts.
- Be inspired to care about learning.
- Explore biographical areas in real-life applications.