The course will employ a variety of instructional methods to accomplish its objectives, including some of the following: lecture, labs, field work, DVDs/videos and animations, individual and/or team projects, small group discussions and map and air photo analysis.
Evaluation will be based on course objectives and will be carried out in accordance with the Douglas College Evaluation Policy. The instructor will provide a written course outline with specific criteria during the first week of classes.
An example of a possible evaluation scheme would be:
|Class preparation and participation||10%|
At the conclusion of the course the successful student will be able to:
An instructor’s Course Reader may be required. Textbooks will be updated periodically. Typical examples are:
Geography Open Textbook Collective. (2014). British Columbia in a Global Context. Victoria, BC: BCcampus. Retrieved from http://opentextbc.ca/geography/.
Hayes, D. (2012). British Columbia: a New Historical Atlas. Vancouver, BC: Douglas & McIntyre.
McGillivray, B. (2010). Geography of British Columbia: People and Landscapes in Transition. Vancouver, BC: UBC Press.
No prerequisite courses.
No corequisite courses.
No equivalent courses.
This course is not required for any other course.
Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester / year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.
|Institution||Transfer Details||Effective Dates|
|Athabasca University (AU)||AU GEOG 2XX (3)||2013/01/01 to -|
|Camosun College (CAMO)||CAMO GEOG 105 (3)||2013/01/01 to -|
|Capilano University (CAPU)||CAPU GEOG 106 (3)||2004/09/01 to 2016/08/31|
|Coast Mountain College (CMTN)||CMTN GEOG 225 (3)||2013/01/01 to -|
|College of the Rockies (COTR)||COTR GEOG 210 (3)||2013/01/01 to -|
|Columbia College (COLU)||COLU GEOG 1st (3)||2013/01/01 to -|
|Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU)||KPU GEOG 1160 (3)||2004/09/01 to -|
|Langara College (LANG)||LANG GEOG 1150 (3)||2004/09/01 to -|
|North Island College (NIC)||NIC GEO 205 (3)||2013/01/01 to -|
|Okanagan College (OC)||OC GEOG 217 (3)||2013/01/01 to 2013/12/31|
|Simon Fraser University (SFU)||SFU GEOG 265 (3)||2004/09/01 to 2017/12/31|
|Simon Fraser University (SFU)||SFU GEOG 2XX (3)||2018/01/01 to -|
|Thompson Rivers University (TRU)||TRU GEOG 223 (3)||2004/09/01 to 2010/08/31|
|Thompson Rivers University (TRU)||TRU GEOG 2230 (3)||2010/09/01 to -|
|Trinity Western University (TWU)||TWU GENV 1XX (3), Non-nats; Satisfies Regional & Applied GEOG requirement||2018/01/01 to -|
|Trinity Western University (TWU)||TWU GEOG 1XX (3)||2004/09/01 to 2009/08/31|
|Trinity Western University (TWU)||TWU GEOG 1XX (3), *NATS||2009/09/01 to 2017/12/31|
|University Canada West (UCW)||UCW GEOG 1XX (3)||2017/01/01 to -|
|University of British Columbia - Okanagan (UBCO)||UBCO GEOG 217 (3)||2005/05/01 to -|
|University of British Columbia - Vancouver (UBCV)||UBCV GEOG 1st (3)||2004/09/01 to -|
|University of Northern BC (UNBC)||UNBC GEOG 200 (3)||2004/09/01 to -|
|University of the Fraser Valley (UFV)||UFV GEOG 131 (3)||2004/09/01 to 2019/12/31|
|University of Victoria (UVIC)||UVIC GEOG 219 (1.5)||2011/09/01 to 2014/08/31|
|University of Victoria (UVIC)||UVIC GEOG 1XX (1.5)||2004/09/01 to 2011/08/31|
|University of Victoria (UVIC)||UVIC GEOG 309 (1.5)||2014/09/01 to -|
|Vancouver Island University (VIU)||VIU GEOG 1st (3)||2004/09/01 to -|