Geography Courses

Geography Courses

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GEO - Geography

GEO-001: Introduction to Physical Geography (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

This course examines the interactions among weather and climate, water resources, landforms, and living things. Human impact on all aspects of the physical environment and use of geospatial technology are explored.

5A - IGETC Physical Sciences, AB - AA-AS Natural Sciences, B1 - CSU Physical Sciences

GEO-002: Introduction to Cultural Geography (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

People's relationship to the land; descriptions of the technologies and human endeavors of the world's regions.

4 - IGETC Social & Behavioral Sci, AD1 - AA-AS Social & Behavioral Sci, D - CSU Social & Behavior Sci

GEO-004: The Developing World (Min Credits: 3.0)

Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL 001A and READ 054. In this course, students examine conditions among developing nations using an interdisciplinary approach. Analyses of development and underdevelopment along historical, political, economic, technological, social and environmental lines are addressed. Current issues particular to the developing world today are examined. This course is cross-listed as GLOBL 004 and SOCSC 004.

GEO-006: World Regional Geography (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

World Regional Geography deals with the study of a particular group of world regions or realms as each compares with the rest of the world in terms of both physical and cultural landscapes. It uses the fundamental geographic concepts and themes to provide a framework for understanding development patterns around the world. Development is viewed from the perspective of the natural environment that provides the basis for development as well as the cultural, social, political, and the economic factors that vary from region to region.

AD1 - AA-AS Social & Behavioral Sci