GEOG 260: North America's Landscapes

This course introduces a geographic framework for understanding the regional landscapes of the United States and Canada. Emphasis is on variation across space, change over time, and the role of the physical environment in the development of today’s human geographies in North America.

Required Texts:

  • Birdsall, Florin, and Price, Regional Landscapes of the United States and Canada, 7th edition (2008), ISBN 978-0470098264
  • Brewer and Suchan, Mapping Census 2000: The Geography of US Diversity (2001), ISBN 978-1589480148
  • GEOG 260 Coursepack
  • Any world atlas; recommended is Oxford’s Essential World Atlas, ISBN 978-0199971558

View a sample course syllabus.

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