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Effective: Summer 2014
GEOG 54HHONORS INSTITUTE SEMINAR IN GEOGRAPHY1 Unit(s)

Prerequisites: Prerequisite: Honors Institute participant.
Advisory: Advisory: Not open to students with credit in GEOG 34 or 34H.
Grade Type: Letter Grade, the student may select Pass/No Pass
Not Repeatable.
FHGE: Non-GE Transferable: CSU
1 hour lecture. (12 hours total per quarter)

Student Learning Outcomes -
  • Analyze the topic in a skillful and thorough manner
  • Explain the importance of the topic to the discipline
Description -
A seminar in directed readings, discussions and projects in geography. Specific topics to be determined by the instructor.

Course Objectives -
The student will be able to:
  1. analyze the topic in a skillful and thorough manner
  2. discuss the topic critically with instructor and other students
  3. explain the importance of the topic to the discipline
  4. use new vocabulary relevant to the topic
Special Facilities and/or Equipment -
None

Course Content (Body of knowledge) -
  1. Readings, discussion, and critical analysis of the various topics.
  2. Use of primary, secondary and other important monographs as appropriate.
Methods of Evaluation -
Evaluation of class participation and examinations of readings.
Representative Text(s) -
As appropriate to topic.

Disciplines -
Geography
 
Method of Instruction -
Lecture, discussion, oral presentations, group project work.
 
Lab Content -
Not applicable.
 
Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing and Outside of Class Assignments -
A. College level readings from primary and secondary sources of approximately 50-100 pages per week.
B. College level writing assignments based on primary and secondary source reflection and / or analysis.