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HIS 300 SocialStudies Geography

(Cross-listed with POS 300) This course examines the historic changes in political boundaries, economic activities, and cultures that relate to spatial location, environment, and access to resources. Students will analyze the historical forces and policies that prompt migration, community formation, and boundaries and analyze the ways in which decision-making affects diverse environments locally and/or globally. Students will demonstrate geographic reasoning by their ability to use and create maps, interpret geographic data, satellite images, or photographs that explains relationships between communities or regions and their associated historical, political, and/or economic dynamics. This is an integrated social science course tha equips students to explore how people interact with their environments and to explain interactions between urban, rural, suburban, displaced or contracted communities.