OSHR 1862 - World Geography, Country-by-Country

  • Noncredit

This course is offered through the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Colorado State University. You must be a member of Osher to enroll in this course.

Enjoy a series of six lectures organized by continent, starting with North America, then moving to Central America, and then to South America. European countries are divided geographically according to their location to oceans and seas. Africa is split into its west and east coasts and the Mediterranean. The Middle East and Asia, as well as unusual places like Greenland and Antarctica, will be included.

The course is ideal for those with a deep curiosity about the world and a strong desire to travel to foreign locations.

Noncredit courses do not produce academic credit nor appear on a Colorado State University academic transcript.


Kenneth Jessen

(970) 667-8759

Kenneth Jessen is a well-published author with 20 books to his credit. He is best known for his series on Colorado ghost towns. Jessen also writes two articles a week for the Loveland Reporter-Herald. He has appeared on CBS Sunday Morning with Charles Osgood and has made seven appearances on Denver Channel 4. Jessen also lectures throughout Northern Colorado and with Osher. His interest in world geography stems from having spent two and a half years touring the world, including four circumnavigations of the globe.