Academic Catalogs

Geography (GEOG)

GEOG A1003 Units (54 lecture hours)  
World Regional Geography  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

An introduction to the regions and nations of the world. The major countries, including their population, resources, general development, and physical setting will be investigated. C-ID: GEOG 125.

GEOG A100H3 Units (54 lecture hours)  
World Regional Geography Honors  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

An introduction to the regions and nations of the world. The major countries, including their population, resources, general development, and physical setting will be investigated. C-ID: GEOG 125.

GEOG A1013 Units (40.5 lecture hours; 40.5 lab hours)  
Regional Field Studies in Latin America  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter

Transfer Credit: CSU.

Field studies of the geography of Latin America. Physical and cultural processes, characteristics and landscapes will be observed and analyzed. Specific content will vary by geographic region. Class will meet on campus prior to departure and following return. Students will spend three weeks in the Latin American country.

GEOG A1024 Units (40.5 lecture hours; 40.5 lab hours)  
Regional Field Studies in Europe  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter

Transfer Credit: CSU.

Field studies of the geography of Europe. Physical and cultural processes, characteristics and landscapes will be observed and analyzed. Specific content will vary by geographic region. Student will be responsible for all travel costs.

GEOG A1303 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Introduction to Weather & Climate  
Advisory: GEOG A180 OR GEOG A180H.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU, UC.

Introduction to the earth’s atmosphere and processes. Topics include: atmospheric structure and composition, solar radiation, energy budget, temperature, seasonal changes, atmospheric moisture, clouds and fog, precipitation, circulation systems, air masses and fronts, weather forecasting, climate and climate change. Lecture. C-ID: GEOG 130.

GEOG A1503 Units (54 lecture hours)  
California Geography  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter

Transfer Credit: CSU, UC.

A survey of California's physical and cultural environment and patterns. Topics will include physiography, vegetation, climate, resources, population, migration, ethnic diversity, economics, urbanization and current issues related to geographic factors. Field trips may be required. C-ID: GEOG 140.

GEOG A1803 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Physical Geography  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

A study of the basic physical elements of geography and their integrated patterns of world distribution. Particular emphasis is given to climate, land forms, soils, and natural vegetation. C-ID: GEOG 110.

GEOG A180H3 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Physical Geography Honors  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

A study of the basic physical elements of geography and their integrated patterns of world distribution. Particular emphasis is given to climate, land forms, soils, and natural vegetation. C-ID: GEOG 110.

GEOG A180L1 Unit (54 lab hours)  
Physical Geography Lab  
Prerequisite(s): GEOG A180 or GEOG A180H or concurrent enrollment.
Advisory: MATH A010.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

This course is design to provide supplemental exercises in topics covered in GEOG A180. Lab experience will include map analysis and interpretation, weather prognostication, landform processes and evolution, tectonics, biogeography, and habitat analysis. C-ID: GEOG 111.

GEOG A1853 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Cultural Geography  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

A study of the basic cultural elements of geography and their correlation with the physical elements. Particular emphasis is given to population distribution, land use patterns, and trade. C-ID: GEOG 120.

GEOG A1903 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Digital Mapping: Introduction to GIS  
Advisory: CIS A100.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter

Transfer Credit: CSU.

Provides a theoretical basis for understanding the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in spatial analysis and decision making for a variety of applications. Learn fundamental concepts of cartographic presentation and the skills for working with spatial data, database design, data conversion, information retrieval and spatial analysis. Laboratory exercises provide students with applications from various fields including business, environmental, geography, geology, marketing and planning. C-ID: GEOG 155.

GEOG A1972 Units (27 lecture hours; 27 lab hours)  
Desert Field Studies in Geography  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter

Transfer Credit: CSU.

Field studies of the geography of selected desert regions. Physical and cultural processes, characteristics and landscapes will be observed and analyzed. Specific content will vary by geographic region.

GEOG A1982 Units (27 lecture hours; 27 lab hours)  
Regional Field Studies in Geography  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter

Transfer Credit: CSU.

Field studies of the geography of selected regions. Physical and cultural processes, characteristics and landscapes will be observed and analyzed. Specific content will vary by geographic region. C-ID: GEOG 160.