Summer 2024 Course Offerings

In summer 2024 all the Geography courses offered by the Department of Geography and Environment are scheduled online during the Distance Studies session (May 6 - July 26).

For more information visit the Summer Guide and the Summer Academic Timetable.

2010A Geography of Canada - Distance Studies

An overview of the regional geography of Canada. Topics considered may include demographics, culture, the economy, resources and environmental issues.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.

2011A Ontario and the Great Lakes - Distance Studies

A detailed examination of the province as part of the Great Lakes region, with special reference to its historical development, natural resources and patterns of human and economic activity.

Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 0.5 course.

2060A World Citites - Distance Studies

A global perspective on urbanism. In each session a selected city is used to emphasize a particular urban problem, urban spatial structure or world region.

Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 0.5 course.

  • Summer 2024 Course Outline

2144A Geography of Tourism - Distance Studies

An examination of tourism as a global, national and local phenomenon, with economic, social, and environmental impacts. The emphasis of this course is on tourism as placemaking. Topics include tourism theory, major tourist destinations, climate change impacts, media influences, hosts, guests, local tourism and tourism to imaginary places.

Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 1 tutorial hour, 0.5 course.

2152F Geography of Hazards - Distance Studies

A survey of the methods and models used to understand human responses to hazards. The course reviews the rich tradition of hazards research in geography, particularly through the lens of social science. The course will include discussions of both so-called "natural hazards" (e.g., floods, fires, earthquakes) and "technological hazards" (e.g., nuclear technology, genetically modified organisms, terrorism, war) as examples.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.