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This entry is from Winter semester 2016/17 and might be obsolete. No current equivalent could be found.

Basic Competence: Human Being and Environment
(dt. Grundkompetenz: Mensch und Umwelt)

Level, degree of commitment Basic module, compulsory elective module
Forms of teaching and learning,
Lecture 2 SWS, seminar 2 SWS,
180 hours (lecture: Präsenz and Nachbereitung (60h), seminar: Präsenz and Nachbereitung (60h), Bearbeitung Studienleistung (30h), exam preparation and Prüfung (30h))
Credit points,
formal requirements
6 CP
Course requirement(s): Written examination or presentation or report
Examination type: Translation is missing, sorry. German original:
Referat oder Präsentation oder Gruppenarbeit (Erarbeitung und Präsentation)
The grading is done with 0 to 15 points according to the examination regulations for the degree program B.Sc. Geographie. In the event of failure, a total of 3 attempts are available for the examination.
One semester,
each winter semester
Person in charge of the module's outline N.N.


The focus is on selected aspects of the human-environment relationship: 1) the historical dimension of human-environment interdependence; 2) the current discussion of sustainable resource use; and 3) the consideration of future scenarios, e.g. against the background of global warming or explosive population growth.

Qualification Goals

Students will gain an overview of the state of scientific knowledge and current discussions and become familiar with basic relationships, specific methods and important technical terms. Various methods for recognizing complex relationships on an example to be analyzed are applied and evaluated. Students expand their social and communication skills through group work, discussions and presentations.




Module imported from B.Sc. Geographie.

When studying B.Sc. Computer Science, this module can be attended in the study area Minor subject Geography.

Die Wahlmöglichkeit des Moduls ist dadurch beschränkt, dass es der Thematischen Gruppe T1 zugeordnet ist.

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