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2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GEOG 366 - M/Geography of the Western Pacific Rim

2022-2023 Catalog Year

Credit(s): 3
Lecture: 3
Non-Lecture: 0
General Education Area(s): Other World Civilizations

This course examines the regional and cultural geography of the countries of the western Pacific Rim from the Korean peninsula and Japan to Australia and New Zealand. The course considers the varied pace and direction of Asia-Pacific economic development in the context of factors such as cultural background, settlement history, comparative economic advantage, demographic transition, and a wide range of environmental settings from sub-Arctic to Equatorial ecosystems. The growing integration and global importance of the region and its gateway cities are given special attention.

Offered: Not on a Regular Basis

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