(3 credits – TG) 3 hours lecture
This course will explore Europe’s regional geography, its physical setting, its human geography (history, demography, economics, politics, culture), and its environmental challenges. Students will be exposed to the internal and external forces that bind the continent’s various parts together and the social geographic factors that pull them apart. Special emphasis will be placed on contemporary Europe in the era of globalization and the deepening and widening of the European Union.
Recommended Preparation: A previous course in Geography.