East Asia

East Asia
Region of monsoon Asia and its basic human (demographics, nations and ethnic groups, settlement patterns, religious beliefs, transportation and communication systems, political structures), and physical geographic characteristics (land forms, physiography, climatic characteristics, and natural resources).
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 TaughtFall even years
 ProgramsContaining GEOG 272
Course Outcomes

Learning Outcome #1

Gain an understanding of the geographic foundation of the East Asia region (China, Japan, South Korea, North Korea, and Taiwan) including demographics, social issues, settlement patterns, cultural attributes, agriculture systems, economics, and politics.

Learning Outcome #2

Gain an understanding of the natural geographic base of East Asia. This includes physiography, climates, natural resources, and natural hazards.

Learning Outcome #3

Learn the locations of countries, major cities, and physical features (e.g. rivers, mountains ranges, seas) of East Asia.

Learning Outcome #4

Obtain a framework of geographical concepts and approaches useful in analyzing events in East Asia and other parts of the world