Middle East

Middle East
Physical and cultural geography of Southwest Asia and North Africa, emphasizing the cultural mosaic, geopolitics, environment, and resources of the region.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 ProgramsContaining GEOG 271
Course Outcomes

Geographic Literacy

Identify where all of the countries, important cities and regions of the Middle East are located along with significant physical features like mountains, rivers and seas.

Geographic Linkages

Understand the linkages between geography (territory, location, climate, resources etc) and human activity

Peaceful Partitioning

Apply geographic principles to better understand and perhaps modify the territorial divisions of the Middle East region.

Conflict Resolution

Use written communication to describe, evaluate and resolve resource and territorial disputes between states and nations.

Global Awareness

Develop a greater appreciation and understanding for the peoples and cultures of the region.