GEOG 112-Introduction to Human Geography


The course seeks to expose students to the dominant themes which form important segments of Geography as a discipline. Question such as What is Geography? (what, where, why and when questions) and What is human Geography? (various approaches to the study of Human Geography – systematic and regional approaches) will be covered. In addition, man and environment interaction  (man as a modifier and the influence of the  environment on man), agriculture in human geography (world agricultural systems, world population – the history of population growth, world population distribution and key characteristics of population of a country),  World’s urbanization (processes and characteristics of urbanization in tropical Africa and Ghana)  and the environment (degradation of the environment in the world, Africa and Ghana in particular) will be focused on.