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Geography (GEOG)
107 Condon, 541-346-4555
College of Arts & Sciences
Course Data
  GEOG 202   + Dis >2 0.00 cr.
Physical and cultural processes that have shaped the rural and urban landscapes of Europe.
Grading Options: Optional; see degree guide or catalog for degree requirements
Instructor: Morse AE-mail Office:   202 Condon Hall
Phone:   (541) 346-4522
 
  CRN Avail Max Time Day Location Instructor Notes

+ Dis

22545 0 23 1400-1450 f 106 CON Morse A  
 
Associated Sections

Lecture

22542 2 90 1000-1120 mw 240A MCK Murphy A  
Academic Deadlines
Deadline     Last day to:
January 5:   Process a complete drop (100% refund, no W recorded)
January 11:   Drop this course (100% refund, no W recorded; after this date, W's are recorded)
January 11:   Process a complete drop (90% refund, no W recorded; after this date, W's are recorded)
January 12:   Process a complete withdrawal (90% refund, W recorded)
January 12:   Withdraw from this course (100% refund, W recorded)
January 13:   Add this course
January 15:   Last day to change to or from audit
January 19:   Process a complete withdrawal (75% refund, W recorded)
January 19:   Withdraw from this course (75% refund, W recorded)
January 26:   Process a complete withdrawal (50% refund, W recorded)
January 26:   Withdraw from this course (50% refund, W recorded)
February 2:   Process a complete withdrawal (25% refund, W recorded)
February 2:   Withdraw from this course (25% refund, W recorded)
February 23:   Withdraw from this course (0% refund, W recorded)
February 23:   Change grading option for this course
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Expanded Course Description
Why do they speak French in Brussels, but not in Amsterdam? Why does London have such a moderate climate even though it is located farther north than the southern shores of Hudson's Bay? Why is the basic organization of Paris so different from that of comparably sized North American cities? How has European integration affected where people live and how they relate to one another? This course provides insight into questions such as these by exploring the nature of the basic physical and human patterns found in contemporary Europe--not just what is where, but why it is there. Students are introduced to the diversity of the physical and human-created landscapes of Europe; the nature and implications of patterns of language, religion, and ethnicity; the ways in which Europeans have used their land to make a living; and the changing nature of the European political pattern. The course offers a broad foundation for understanding Europe as a region. It provides a useful appreciation of context for the casual European traveler and a valuable set of introductory insights for the serious student of Europe. The course is structured with three primary objectives in mind:

Acquaint students with basic features of the physical and human geography of Europe by emphasizing how those features came to be and why they are located where they are.

Familiarize students with the ways in which Europe's internal developments and external relationships have shaped the character of the European landscape.

Provide students with an understanding of how maps and other geographic tools can foster insight into world regions.

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