Geography 204: Honors Human Geography (SS) (XS) (3 Credits)
- Prerequisite: Must be enrolled in good standing in the UHP with prior or concurrent enrollment in HNRS 175.
This course is an exploration of all human activities on Earth, ranging from how humans transform the environment to how they create cultural landscapes. In this class, discussion will center around big questions such as: How many people can the Earth sustain? What can be done to control infectious diseases? What are the root-causes of conflicts and how can they be resolved? How can we provide adequate housing and clean water for billions of urban residents? How can we use natural resources in a sustainable manner? Discussion of readings and case studies from around the world will help students to better understand the world they live in, and raising awareness of the biggest problems facing humans today.