GEOG270 - Introduction to Cultural Geography (Diversity)

General

Prefix
GEOG
Course Number
270
Course ID
00016281
Course Level
Undergraduate
Instruction Mode
Lecture
Department(s)
Geography & Planning
Description
Examines a range of concepts, themes, and approaches geographers have used to explore how cultural ideas, practices and forms interact with particular spaces, places and landscapes. Topical.
Cross Listed Courses

Prerequisites

No Requisites

Credits

Min
3
Max
3
Repeatable
No

Goals and Diversity

MN Goal Course
Yes
MN Goal Designation(s)
06
Cultural Diversity
No

Learning Outcomes

Outcome
Identify and explain key concepts in cultural geography and the various ways culture has been approached in geography.
Outcome
Identify and describe different types of culture regions with actual examples and various types and characteristics of folk and popular cultural diffusion with actual examples.
Outcome
Explain the role places and spatial segregation plays in the formation, maintenance and emelioration of racial and ethnic identity and difference.
Outcome
Describe the ways geographers approach race, gender, class and sexuality as categories of cultural identity and meaning.
Outcome
Describe the micro-scale geographies of gender, including the moral and gendered demarcation of public and private space and the gendered constraints to mobility.
Outcome
Describe the micro-scale geographies of gender, including the moral and gendered demarcation of public and private space and the gendered constraints to mobility.
Outcome
Explain the significance and different scales of home and belonging as a cultural phenomenon.
Outcome
Describe the current trends toward and resultant conflicts caused by transnationalism as a consequence of cultural globalization.
Outcome
Comment on possible impacts of future globalization on world cultures: western and non-western.

Dependencies

No dependencies