May 17, 2022  
2021 - 2022 Catalog 
2021 - 2022 Catalog
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GEO 262 - The Geography of the Canadian Shield

Credits: 1
Instructional Contact Hours: 1

Focuses on the interrelationships between humans and the physical environment of this, the largest of the landform provinces of Canada. Major topics include the physical environment, natural resources, recreation, and settlement patterns. Required classroom work, travel and field research will help the students to develop their understanding of this wilderness area. Student must pay own expenses for field trip.

Prerequisite(s): READING LEVEL 2 and WRITING LEVEL 2 and MATH LEVEL 2
Corequisite(s): None
Lecture Hours: 15 Lab Hours: 0
Meets MTA Requirement: Social Science
Pass/NoCredit: No

Outcomes and Objectives
  1. Demonstrate first hand knowledge of the environment and people of the Canadian Shield. Field based learning and interaction with local resource people, allow students to use all their senses in the learning process. It is a real world learning experience.
    1. Understand the environmental process that interact to form the surface landscape.
    2. Understand the cultural/historical forces that have interacted to form the cultural landscape.
    3. Understand how man's activities have impacted on the current landscape of this region.

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