Course: Economic Geography

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Course title Economic Geography
Course code KPE/HOG
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements Course does not contain work placement
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
Lecturer(s)
  • Horčičková Zuzana, Ing.
  • Mačí Jan, Ing. Ph.D.
  • Jáč Ivan, prof. Ing. CSc.
Course content
Lectures: I. Theoretical exposition 1. Subject and other main factors of Business geography II.Geography of world economy 2. Political world map 3. Economic world map 4. Charakteristics of population geography 5. Charakteristics of importance and function of industrial production 6. Charakteristics of importance and fuction of agriculture production 7. Charakteristics of importance and fuction of transport infrastructure III.Business geography of economic industrial world countries 8. Charakteristics of economic level of USA 9. Charakteristics of economic level of Canada 10. Charakteristics of economic level of choosen Asian countries 11. Charakteristics of economic level of the EU members 12. Charakteristics of economic level of the EU members 13. Charakteristics of economic level of the EU members 14. Notes to economic level of continents Africa and South America

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monological explanation (lecture, presentation,briefing)
  • Class attendance - 42 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The aim of subject Businesss Administration is acquaint the students with basic characterization of Economic Geographie, with its relations to another economic discipline and with the most important integration in the world. Emphasize the principal trends in globalization problems of the current world.
Students obtain knowledges in semestral course for development of specialization course programme.
Prerequisites
credit: elaboration 1 semestral project in a min range 5 site A4 and its successful presentation and defence written exam with min. successful 60%

Assessment methods and criteria
Combined examination, Written exam

credit: elaboration 1 semestral project in a min range 5 site A4 and its successful presentation and defence written exam with min. successful 60%
Recommended literature
  • Elektronické materiály na webových stránkách..
  • Jáč, I. Hospodářská geografie Evropské unie. Skripta. 8. vydání. Liberec, 2008. Liberec, 2008. ISBN 978-80-7372-316-3.
  • JÁČ, I. Hospodářská geografie Severoamerické zóny volného obchodu. Skripta. 6. vydání. Liberec, 2005.. ISBN 80-7372-078-7.
  • Jáč, I. Mezinárodní obchod a vybrané hospodářské parametry členských zemí EU a ESVO. Skripta. 1.vydání. Liberec 2014. Liberec, 2014. ISBN 978-80-7494-041-5.
  • JÁČ, I. Svět hospodářství v číslech. Praha: Scientia, spol. s.r.o. 2004.. ISBN 80-85827-48-4.
  • JÁČ,I, BÍlKOVÁ,L. Hospodářská geografie. Liberec, 2015.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Economics Tourism (2016CR) Economy 1 Winter
Faculty of Economics Financial and insurance services (2016FPS) Economy 1 Winter
Faculty of Economics Economics and Management of Services (2013) Economy 1 Winter