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GEOG 373. Geography of Latin America

Credits: 3
Department: Geography
Description: Geographical analysis of the physical, cultural, economic, and political diversity of the major regions and countries of Latin America. Regional.
Semester Offered: DEMAND
Grading Method: ABCDF
Additional Information: This course is offered on campus and online. Online course information is available at

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Identify and assess major physical and human characteristics of the geography of Latin America, including: i) physical geography and landforms; ii) distribution of population; iii) political divisions, organization and institutions; iv) economic factors; and v) cultural/social features.
2. Research an important historical or contemporary issue/event/process in Latin America, applying concepts presented in class and/or the course reading materials.

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