Summer 2019 Course Offerings

This summer the geography courses are offered in the Distance Studies session (May 6 - July 26) and in Intersession (May 13 - June 21). Summer Calendar.

2011A Ontario and the Great Lakes - Distance Studies

A detailed examination of the province as part of the Great Lakes region, with special reference to its historical development, natural resources and patterns of human and economic activity.

Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 0.5 course.

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2060A World Citites - Intersession

A global perspective on urbanism. In each session a selected city is used to emphasize a particular urban problem, urban spatial structure or world region. 

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.

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2131A The Natural Environment - Distance Studies

An examination of the characteristics, origins and history of selected natural environments with particular reference to North America.

Antirequisite(s): Geography 1300A/B

Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 1 tutorial hour, 0.5 course.

2152F Geography of Hazards - Intersession

A survey of the methods and models used to understand human responses to hazards. The course reviews the rich tradition of hazards research in geography, particularly through the lens of social science. The course will include discussions of both so-called "natural hazards" (e.g., floods, fires, earthquakes) and "technological hazards" (e.g., nuclear technology, genetically modified organisms, terrorism, war) as examples.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.

2153A Environment, Economy, and Society - Intersession

The human uses of and impacts on environment and resources; the concept of sustainability; current resource issues.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.

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