Political Geography

Political Geography
Spatial analysis of global politics; focus on geopolitics, territory and conflict, nationalism, and the politics of resources.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 TaughtFall, Winter
 ProgramsContaining GEOG 341
Course Outcomes

Geographic Literacy

Identify where all of the countries of the earth are located along with other important political entities, cities and capitals

Global Awareness

Become an informed reader of a daily international newspaper

Geographic and Political Linkages

Understand the linkages between geography (territory, location, resources etc) and political actions and processes.


Define and assess the relative importance of forces of conflict and cooperation among peoples, societies and states as they influence the division and control of the Earth's surface

Establish World Peace

Use written and oral communication to describe, evaluate and resolve territorial disputes between states and nations (people/minority groups).