Learn about each major world region and how they fit together within a global framework by taking a look at key issues like international conflict, cooperation, environmental degradation, population growth, and globalization. You can earn a free certificate of completion for this online Geography course.

In our Geography course, you will learn to:

  • compare and contrast the climate, physical landscape, and natural environment of world regions;
  • describe the economic geography of selected world regions, including primary sources of income, availability of natural resources, and the effects of globalization; and
  • use thematic maps to analyze worldwide distribution patterns of population, religion, language, politics, vegetation, and climate.

  • Time: 45 hours
  • Free Certificate
Use a regional approach and spatial perspective to study the Earth's physical features and atmosphere by exploring how humans' cultural, economic, and political activity are related to those features.