GEOGRAPHY (GEOG-390)

151-152 Introduction to Regional Geography (3, 3) An integrated study of the cultural, economic, political, and physical aspects of the major regions of the world. 151: the Americas and Europe. 152: Africa and Asia. Geog 151 and 152 do not have to be taken in sequence.

201-202 Elements of Geography (3, 3) An introduction to the concepts and principles of geography. 201: emphasis on physical geography. 202: emphasis on cultural geography.

351 Domestic Tourism (3) An introduction to the domestic travel and tourism industry in the United States. The issues and needs confronting domestic tourism from the perspective of the private sector will be examined. Socio-economic and environmental relationships will be discussed in relationship to the consuming public and government.

352 International Tourism (3) An examination of International Tourism in today's world. The course will examine the role of tourism and the social, economic and environmental impacts of development in host nations. International tourist sites, flow patterns and other evaluative measures to facilitate tourism will be examined.

380 (580) Geography of United States (3) An area-by-area study of the human and physical attributes of the United States. Prereq: Junior standing.

381 (581) Geography of Europe (3) A systematic study of the cultural, economic, political, and physical characteristics of western Europe and the Soviet Bloc including the Soviet Union. Prereq: Junior standing.

382 (582) Geography of East Asia (3) A study of the increasingly important nations of Japan, China, and Korea with emphasis on their economic impact. Prereq: Junior standing.

383 (583) Geography of Africa (3) An examination of the diverse cultural processes of the Arabic north and the Sub-Saharan regions of Africa. Prereq: Junior standing.

384 Geography of Latin America (3) A topical and regional survey of the cultural ecology and human spatial interaction of Middle America and South America. Prereq: Junior standing.

393 Geography of Tennessee (3) An introduction to the physical and cultural patterns in Tennessee with emphasis upon an understanding of the distribution of population, resources, and forms of economic activity. With attention given to relevant current State problems. Prereq: Junior standing.

441-442 (641-642) Travel-Study (2, 2) A faculty-supervised domestic and international educational group tour. A maximum of two credit hours can be counted towards a major.

451 Concepts and Regulations of Tourism (3) This course introduces the methods and data sources for the analysis of Tourism and Travel. Geographic theories related to diffusion and model development will be examined. The effects of inter- and intranational regulations on flow patterns will be studied. Prereq: Junior standing. Written and oral reports are required.

452 Geography of Travel and Tourism (3) The study of global environments and transportation systems to analyze tourism and travel trends. An examination of resort areas, frequency patterns to various resorts, cultural and economic opportunities and perception of places are included in the course. Prereq: Junior standing.

461 Economic Geography (3) Locational analysis and factors affecting resources and manufacturing industries. Prereq: Junior standing.

462 (662) Political Geography (3) The interplay of geographical forces with emphasis on the role of the U.S. in the international arena. Prereq: Junior standing.

463 (663) History of Geographic Inquiry (3) The development of geography as a discipline and the various inquiry techniques will be reviewed and case studies exemplifying such techniques will be examined. The emphasis throughout will be on the application of inquiry models to geographic development. Prereq: Junior standing. Written and oral reports are required.

471 (671) Interpretation of Maps (3) A study of maps, map projections, and selected topics in photographic interpretation. Prereq: Junior standing.

472 (672) Climatology (3) A non-mathematical analysis of systematic and regional atmospheric behavior. First part of course deals with basic physical laws affecting the elements of weather. The second part of the course examines the distribution of various types of climates and their effects on the economic and cultural processes of mankind. Prereq: Junior standing.

491-492 (691-692) Special Topics in Geography (1-3, 1-3) Seminars or guided readings on a selected topic in geography. A maximum of six credit hours can be counted towards a major. Prereq: Geography major with senior standing.


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