Course Descriptions

GEOG205 :  The Geography of the Pacific Rim

This course explores the Pacific Rim from the geographical perspective. This includes an exploration of the varying history, culture, economics, international trade links, politics, international relations, transportation systems, pollution and natural environments and hazards of this portion of our world. Specific topics focus on descriptions of the various countries within and around the margin of the Pacific Ocean and the importance of international trade to them, as well as the history of past conflict and prospects for future political problems in this important global economic crossroads.
Prerequisite: RD090, WR090 and MTH020, each with a grade of "C" or better; or placement above stated course levels.
Credit Hours: 3
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