Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia
Fundamental issues of geography relating to Southeast Asia, including the extraction and marketing of natural resources, economic development, neighborly relations, and how diffusion has influenced the unique cultural, religious, and linguistic characteristics of the region.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 TaughtFall Contact Department
 ProgramsContaining GEOG 273
Course Outcomes


Gain an understanding of the geographic foundation of the Southeast Asia region including demographics, social issues, settlement patterns, cultural attributes, agriculture systems, economics, and politics.


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


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


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