Examines the spatial distribution of environmental and societal phenomena in the world’s
regions. Environmental phenomena includes topography, climate, and natural resources.
Societal phenomena includes patterns of population and settlement, religion, ethnicity,
language, and economic development. This course also analyzes the characteristics
that define world regions and distinguishes them from each other. This course examines
the relationships between physical environments and human societies, and examines
globalization, emphasizing the geopolitical and economic relationships between more
developed and less developed regions. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course
in the GT-SS2 category.
(Contact hours - 45)