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GEOG 369. Geography of East Asia

Credits: 3
Department: Geography
Description: Physical, historical, cultural, economic, and political geography of East Asia and its component countries of China and Taiwan, Japan, Korea. Regional.
Semester Offered: DEMAND
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Identify and assess major physical and human characteristics of the geography of East Asia, 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 East Asia, applying concepts presented in class and/or the course reading materials.
3. Examine the interrelationships among physical and human processes that shape the geographic characteristics of East Asia.

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