History of geography

Type: For the choice of university

Department: economic and social geography

Course description

Objective: to acquire knowledge of historical development of geography as a science, and history of local discoveries.

Task: to learn the theoretical basics of the course, to acquire knowledge of the history of geographical science in terms of different historical periods.

After doing the course a student has to:

know: the specifics of  development of individual areas of geography during different historical periods; the contribution of individual scientists to the development of geography; major geographical discoveries.

be ableto: analyze the current trends of geographical science as a result of its historical development.