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Courses - Spring 2024
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02/28/2024 at 04:30 PM
GEOG422
Changing Geographies of Sub-Saharan Africa
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: Permission of BSOS-Geography department. Or GEOG201; and GEOG202; and (GEOG335 or GEOG333).
Recommended: GEOG130 or GEOG110.
Credit only granted for: GEOG328C, GEOG422.
Formerly: GEOG328C.
Students will develop an understanding of the geographic contexts of SubSaharan Africa, including an overview of the physical, bioclimatic, historical, cultural, political, demographic, health and economic geographies of Sub-Saharan Africa. Students will fill in the map of Africa by studying the spatial distribution within each of these geographic domains. In addition to an overview of geography South of the Sahara, the Congo will be taken as a more intensive case study through additional readings, lectures and discussions.