2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    Jan 25, 2020  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GEOG 020 - American Cities: Changing Spaces, Community Places

This course examines the history and contemporary processes of urbanization, primarily in the North American context, with particular attention to the geography of these processes, which results in the differentiation of space and the creation of distinct places. The course covers a range of topics relevant to cities, including historical development, governance, social patterns, economics, planning, contemporary problems and the linkages among all of these. We examine the geography of urbanization at several scales, ranging from the development of the North American urban system to the experiences of neighborhoods within cities. A core course in Globalization, Cities and Development in the geography major. Fulfills the Historical Perspective (HP) requirement.

Course Designation/Attribute: HP

Anticipated Terms Offered: Offered every year