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Geography (GEOG)

GEOG 126 (GS;US;IL) Economic Geography (3) The geographic location and organization of economic activities and outcomes at global, national, regional, and local scales.

GEOG 126 - Economic Geography (3)
(GS;US;IL)

(BA) This course meets the Bachelor of Arts degree requirements.


This course is an introductory course on economic geography and serves as background for any course on international economics, economic development, international political economy, and international business management. It will provide a balanced view of contemporary globalization processes across the world through a geographical lens, focusing on a wide range of topics including the history of globalization, spatial structures of firms and business, international trade, and state interventions based on detailed case studies. The course consists of lectures, in class discussions, films, student presentations and exams.


General Education: GS
Diversity: US;IL
Bachelor of Arts: Social and Behavioral Science
Effective: Spring 2012

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.

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