Subject: Geography
Credit units: 3
Offered: Either Term 1 or Term 2
Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours
College: Arts and Science
Department: Geography and Planning


This course explores the many physical, social and cultural interactions that exist between the natural environment, human health and the built environment. Using multiple scales of inquiry ranging from global to local, selected topics will include environmental management, regional and urban planning as well as human health promotion and wellbeing. The course will focus not only on factors contributing to the many current environmental challenges such as global food and water security, building healthier cities and global health inequities but also on innovative technologies and human capabilities to improve the current condition.

Note: Students with credit for GEOG 113 or 114 may not take this course for credit.

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