Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite
The study of the use and understanding of space within and between culture groups
of the world. Interpretation of cultural landscapes resulting from the interactions
of humans with features and processes of the physical environment and with one another.
Special attention is given to the concepts of location, place, distribution, circulation,
and region. Focus on the concepts of culture region, cultural origin, cultural diffusion,
cultural ecology, cultural interaction, and cultural landscape as applied to the analysis
of specific culture traits, including those of popular culture. Additional topics
include: demography, languages and religions, urbanization and landscape modification,
political units and nationalism, and economic systems and development.
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 838 or ENGL 848 or ESL 400.
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area E5b
(CSU GE Area D), UC (IGETC Area 4)