ENV 168 Introduction to Geography

This is an introductory course in geography. The course encourages students to investigate the relationships between people, places and their way of life. Students will explore the topics, such as physical earth (oceans, rivers, landscapes, mountains and deserts etc.); cultural patterns, how people live in different parts of the world, what they eat and why, what resources are available in which parts of the world, religions, languages, political divisions, economic activities and the interdependence of people. This course will make students aware of the physical world, maps, latitudes, longitudes and concepts of countries, city states and maritime boundaries. The course will also introduce various disciplines of geography such as human geography, physical, social, political and economic geography.