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Type Status Title Days Time Instructor
Online Class OPEN GEOG 100 - 55109 - Physical Geography
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An overview of the Earth?s physical environment and natural systems. The different natural processes that create the distribution of lifeforms, climate patterns, temperatures, and landforms on our planet. Includes studying the Earth-Sun relationship, global temperatures and circulation, water and humidity, ecosystems, plate tectonics, and other processes that shape landforms on the surface of the Earth. Also includes how humans are affecting these systems, and some of the tools geographers use to understand these relationships (like maps, and geospatial technologies).

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area 9B1
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area B1), UC (IGETC Area 5A)
C-ID: GEOG 110
TBA Hansell, C
Online Class OPEN GEOG 101 - 55108 - Physical Geography Lab
GEOG 101 Physical Geography Lab

Practical application of the basic concepts of Physical Geography. Students will use the tools of geography, such as maps and field observations, to enrich their understanding of the Earth?s physical processes. Topics include Earth-Sun relationships, weather, climate, landforms, water, ecosystems, and their spatial relationships.

Units: 1
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
Prerequisites: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in, GEOG 100
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area 9B1
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area B3), UC (IGETC Area 5C)
C-ID: GEOG 111
TBA Hansell, C
Online Class OPEN GEOG 110 - 55107 - Cultural Geography
GEOG 110 CULTURAL GEOGRAPHY (3)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ENGL 105, or equivalent.
Introduction to cultural geography with a survey of major world cultural patterns, resources, population, and the changing relationships of human groups and the physical environment. Transfer credit: UC; CSU (D3).

TBA Gutierrez, A