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GRG 305 : This Human World: Introduction to Geography (Online)

Texas Common Number : GEOG 1303

Course Description

3 college credit hours

This online course will examine the dynamic relationship between people and environment, and will introduce students to cultural geography - the study of the interactions between people and the world in which they live. Topics include the geography of religion, ethnic geography, political geography, agricultural geography, industries, and urbanization.

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Official UT Austin Course Description
Introductory survey of human geography, including human environment relations, cultural patterns and processes, and geography's relation to other fields of study.


Students should contact the University Extension advisor with any questions about prerequisites or placement in our courses. All students should contact their academic advisor with any questions about how this course fulfills their degree requirements.

Graded Assessments
12 assignments
2 exams (taken at approved testing site)

Textbook(s) and Materials
Jordan-Bychkov, T. G. and Domosh, M. The Human Mosaic: A Thematic Introduction to Cultural Geography, 9th ed. W. H. Freeman and Company, 2003.
ISBN 0-7167-3906-2

Hudson, J. C. Goode's World Atlas, 20th ed. Rand-McNally & Company, 2000.
ISBN 0-528-64000-3

Foote, K. E., Re-reading Cultural Geography, The University of Texas Press, 1994.
ISBN 0-292-72484-5

Course Fees (exam proctoring fees may apply and are not included)


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