Geography Associate in Arts Degree
PROGRAM CODE: 2A03884
The Geography Associate in Arts Degree is designed to provide students with an introduction to both physical and human areas of geographic studies. It provides students the background knowledge needed by undergraduate geography majors for university transfer and coursework. This degree is excellent preparation for careers in international fields, law, science, environmental work and cultural diversity programs. The geographic perspective provides lifelong tools for interpreting the world's complex systems and world events. This degree requires a total of 19 - 20 units.
|Required Courses (10 units):||10|
or GEOG 100HF
|Honors Global Geography|
or GEOG 102HF
|Honors Physical Geography|
|Physical Geography Laboratory||1|
|Restricted Electives (9-10 units):||9-10|
|Global Environmental Problems||3|
|Urban Geography: Introduction to the City||3|
|Geography Independent Study||1|
|Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (formerly GEOG 281AF)||3|
Outcome 1: Identify, evaluate and critique human-environmental processes of globalization from a geo-spatial perspective.
Outcome 2: Define, describe and evaluate the uneven and unequal geographical outcomes of society and nature interrelationships.
Outcome 3: Describe, interpret and evaluate movement, migration and cultural traits related to the social construction of human/cultural landscapes.
Outcome 4: Apply the fundamental concepts of the scientific method and explain the basic components and interrelationships of earth’s physical systems of the atmosphere, biosphere, hydrosphere and lithosphere.