Geography Level 2

GEO201
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms Fletcher

Geography 201

Study human interactions with the natural and cultural environment. 

Concept 1: Natural Environments - a study of the South Island high country 

Concept 2: Urban Patterns – a study of Auckland’s facilities 

  Concept 3: Global Distribution – human trafficking. 

  Concept 4: Putaruru’s Blue Spring – should water bottling companies have access to this resource. 


Optional Standard:
AS 91240 - Natural Environments  (External - 4 credits)


Pathway

Geography Level 3

This course could lead into Level 3 Tourism by Distance also.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

A two day trip to Auckland approx. $150


Recommended Prior Learning

Level 1 Geography or English. If you did not do GEO101 or gain a sufficient number of credits (12+) in GEO101 then success in ENG101 is a prerequisite. 


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91246 v3 Geography 2.7 - Explain aspects of a geographic topic at a global scale
2
I
3
Y
A.S. 91245 v3 Geography 2.6 - Explain aspects of a contemporary New Zealand geographic issue
2
I
3
Y
A.S. 91244 v3 Geography 2.5 - Conduct geographic research with guidance
2
I
5
Y
Y
A.S. 91241 v3 Geography 2.2 - Demonstrate geographic understanding of an urban pattern
2
I
3
Y
A.S. 91240 v2 Geography 2.1 - Demonstrate geographic understanding of a large natural environment
2
E
4
Y
4r,4w
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.

Pathway Tags

Urban/Regional Planner, Immigration Officer, Intelligence Officer, Construction and Infrastructure, Geospatial Specialist, Survey Technician, Surveyor, Secondary School Teacher, Tertiary Lecturer, Geologist, Meteorologist, Travel Agent/Adviser, Historian, Retail Manager, Actor, Art Director (Film/Television/Stage), Artistic Director, Translator, Archivist, Conservator, Curator, Librarian, Library Assistant, Author, Journalist, Elected Government Representative, Policy Analyst, Barrister, Judge, Legal Executive, Solicitor, Records Adviser, Retail and Personal Services, Town Planner, Teaching, Demographer, Tourist Operator, Tourism Industry, Archaeologist, Anthropologist, Resource Management, Diplomat, Sociologist, Film maker, Lawyer, Social Work


Disclaimer

Courses outlined will only be available in 2020 if sufficient students wish to take them AND appropriate staff are available to teach them. Courses that do not run may be offered through distance learning and be supported by the Distance Learning Department.