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Geography

Geography

Contact
Tal Levy, Ph.D.
Liberal Arts Building, Room 206A
Phone: 313.927.1295
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Faculty
Karen Davis, Ph.D.
Tal Levy, Ph.D.
Anne White O'Hara, M.A.

Geography Overview

General Information
The geography courses offered at Marygrove are designed to provide students with a basic understanding of humanity's physical and cultural habitat. Geography 199 is a required course for history majors and for students seeking certification in social studies at the elementary and secondary level.

Geography Course Descriptions

GEO 199 World Geography: Regions and Concepts 3 hours
Prerequisite: Sophomore standing
A geographic study of world regions with a particular examination of various geographic factors which contribute to development and under-development in world regions. Also examines current geographic issues and problems.

This course is a General Education Option.

GEO 301 Cultural Geography 3 hours
Prequisites: GEO 199, ENG 108, LS 105
A geographic study of world cultures including mapping, culture regions and diffusion, cultural ecology, cultural landscapes, and cosmology.

GEO 470 Urban Geography 2-3 hours
Pre-requisite: 9 hours of social science or history courses
A geographical study of the city — its development, form and function. Emphasizes historical and cultural factors.

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