The page uses Browser Access Keys to help with keyboard navigation. Click to learn moreSkip to Navigation

Different browsers use different keystrokes to activate accesskey shortcuts. Please reference the following list to use access keys on your system.

Alt and the accesskey, for Internet Explorer on Windows
Shift and Alt and the accesskey, for Firefox on Windows
Shift and Esc and the accesskey, for Windows or Mac
Ctrl and the accesskey, for the following browsers on a Mac: Internet Explorer 5.2, Safari 1.2, Firefox, Mozilla, Netscape 6+.

We use the following access keys on our gateway

n Skip to Navigation
k Accesskeys description
h Help
Edmonds Community College    
  Dec 17, 2017
2017-2018 Academic Catalog
[Add to Personal Catalog]

GEOG& 207 - Economic Geography

5.0 Credits
Concepts and issues regarding the world’s primary and emerging economic regions. Topics may include the impact of technology on future careers, the European Union’s common currency, the rise of China as a possible superpower, the Persian Gulf’s “black gold,” and other selected areas.
Prerequisite Placement in ENGL 099.
Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Apply various market theories to help explain the flow of international trade, capital, and technology through exchange rates as core elements of globalization.
  2. Describe the impact of macroeconomic policies on the performance of the agricultural, energy, precious metal and other primary commodity sectors of the economy.
  3. Analyze the European Economic Union, China, and Russia with special emphasis on monetary arrangements, economic history, natural resource endowments and ongoing economic challenges .
  4. Apply a broad range of principles and theories from the mixed disciplines of economics and geography to the changing nature of multinational corporations, employment, learning regions, tourism, and economic development.
  5. Describe causes of uneven development and current obstacles to modernization such as water access, climatic impacts, infrastructure, and other localized resources.

[Add to Personal Catalog]