Human Geography – GEOG 310

CG • Section 8WK • 07/01/2018 to 12/31/2199 • Modified 09/05/2023

Course Description

This course examines the spatial relationship between people and places by drawing upon history, language, religion, economics, and technology, etc. and tying them together through a spatial framework for a comprehensive understanding of the world in which we live.

For information regarding prerequisites for this course, please refer to the Academic Course Catalog.


Human Geography courses, utilizing a Christian worldview will explore a wide range of topics including history, language, global religion, economics, technology, and others to provide a comprehensive understanding to the world in which we live.

Course Assignment

Textbook readings and lecture presentations

Course Requirements Checklist

After reading the Course Syllabus and Student Expectations, the student will complete the related checklist found in the Course Overview.

Discussions (2)

Discussions are collaborative learning experiences. Therefore, the student will participate in 2 Discussions by posting a thread in response to the provided prompt. Each thread must be at least 300 words, and the assertions in the thread must be supported with at least 1 citation in current APA format from .edu or .gov sources, journals, or books. In addition to the thread, the student is required to reply to 2 classmates' threads. Each reply must be at least 150 words.

Capstone Project Assignment

Throughout the term, you will submit preliminary assignments that will aid you in completing your project. The goal of these assignments is to guide you through the research process that will allow you to carry out the spatial analysis necessary to complete this project. 

Homework Assignments (8)

There will be 8 Homework Assignments that allow the student to apply what they learned to real-world scenarios. These highly interactive, exercises provide students a space to practice using problem-solving skills to apply their knowledge to realistic scenarios. Each scenario addresses key concepts and skills that students must use to work through and solve course specific problems, resulting in improved critical thinking and relevant workplace skills.

Read & Interact Assignments (13)

There will be 13 Read & Interact Assignments. These assignments allow you to pinpoint what you know and don’t know to create a learning experience that’s more productive and motivating.

Quizzes (8)

There will be 8 quizzes that allow the student to demonstrate an understanding of the readings and video lectures that accompany each Module: Week. The quizzes will be open-book/open-notes, and contain approximately 30-50 multiple-choice, true-false, and essay questions, and have a 90-minute time limit.