This course attempts to impart knowledge about the relationship between humans   and their environment. Special emphasis will placed on explaining approaches and theories of human geography. This course covers a wide field and studies the human population growth, distribution and density as well as rural-urban settlements, patterns and functions of the various parts of the world. We will examine a number of subject areas including agriculture, industries, trade, modes of transportation, services, tourism, land use and land cover patterns. We will also explore the relationship between mans natural environment and the way in which his activities are distributed.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Identify the relationship between people and their environment.
  2. Understand the themes and theories of human geography.
  3. Understand population dynamics.
  4. Understand the types and level of economic activities.
  5. Understand the urban structure and development.

Text Books:

  1. Fouberg, E. H., Murphy, A. B., & Blij, H. J. D. (2012). Human Geography People, Place and Culture (9th ed.). Hoboken, USA: John Wiley & Sons.
  2. Ahmed, Q. S. (2001). Fundamentals of Human Geography. Karachi, Pakistan: Royal Book Company.
  3. Becker, A., & Secker. (2002). Human Geography: Culture, Society, and Space. New York, USA: John Wiley and Sons.

Course Start Date: October 12, 2020

Course End Date:   

Class Timing

Tuesday             12:00 PM-011:00 PM

Wednesday         12:00 PM- 01:00 PM

Thursday             12:00 PM- 01:00 PM

Assessment Criteria: Total Marks 100

Sessional: 20 [Assignments (05) Presentations (05) Quiz (05) Attendance (05)]

Mid Term (Term Paper): 30

Final exam: 50



Course Material