Geography (GEOG)

GEOG 1  Physical Geography

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lecture: 54   
Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 1A

Study of the natural processes creating the Earth's physical environments with emphasis on the inter-relationships of natural processes and systems; general atmospheric circulation, Earth-sun relationships, oceanic circulation, water and energy budgets, plate tectonics, and the shaping of the physical landscape.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 201730521GEOG:1MTWR4:45pm - 6:50pmM. Bayle26D-3270
Winter 201730534GEOG:1MTWR7:00pm - 9:05pmNotEntered-XXXX

GEOG 1H  Physical Geography - Honors

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lecture: 54   
Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Honors Program

Study of the natural processes creating the Earth's physical environments with emphasis on the inter-relationships of natural processes and systems; general atmospheric circulation, Earth-sun relationships, oceanic circulation, water and energy budgets, plate tectonics, and the shaping of the physical landscape. An honors course designed to provide an enriched experience. Students may not receive credit for both GEOG 1 and GEOG 1H.

GEOG 1L  Physical Geography Laboratory

1 Unit (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC, C-ID #: GEOG 111)
Lab: 54
Corequisite: GEOG 1 or GEOG 1H (May have been taken previously)
Advisory: MATH 50

Geographical observations, experiments, and demonstrations in a laboratory setting to explore natural earth processes and systems.

GEOG 1LH  Physical Geography Laboratory - Honors

1 Unit (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC, C-ID #: GEOG 111)
Lab: 54
Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Honors Program
Corequisite: GEOG 1 or GEOG 1H (May have been taken previously)
Advisory: MATH 50

Geographical observations, experiments, and demonstrations in a laboratory setting to explore natural earth processes and systems. An honors course designed to provide an enriched experience. Students may not receive credit for both GEOG 1L and GEOG 1LH.

GEOG 2  Human Geography

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lecture: 54   
Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 1A

Human geography with emphasis on critical areas of inquiry and research. Focus on the interconnections of place and process in several sites around the globe; comprehension of important terms and concepts; and literacy in the geography of place names and in world regional understanding.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 201730409GEOG:2MTWR8:00am - 10:05amR. Gorcik26D-3270

GEOG 2H  Human Geography - Honors

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lecture: 54   
Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Honors Program

Human geography with emphasis on critical areas of inquiry and research. Focus on the interconnections of place and process in several sites around the globe; comprehension of important terms and concepts; and literacy in the geography of place names and in world regional understanding. An honors course designed to provide an enriched experience. Students may not receive credit for both GEOG 2 and GEOG 2H.

GEOG 5  World Regional Geography

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lecture: 54   
Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 68

Developmental study of the world's regions, addressing the major regions of the world in terms of population, resources, economic development, physical environment, and geographic problems.

GEOG 8  The Urban World

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture: 54   

Geographical analysis of past and current patterns of world urbanization. Emphasis is on city origins, growth, development, and current problems. Off-campus assignments may be required.

GEOG 10  Introduction to Geographic Information Systems

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC, C-ID #: GEOG 155)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 54
Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL 68

Principles, theory and operations of geographic information systems (GIS), including geospatial data models, analytical functions, data quality, map design and visual communication, and social and environmental applications of GIS.

GEOG 30  Geography of California

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC, C-ID #: GEOG 140)
Lecture: 54   
Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 1A

Thematic approach to issues, processes, and topics relevant to the study of California. Includes an examination of the physical processes that shape the landscapes of California, the interaction of humans with these physical processes (particularly the importance of water), and the cultural and social landscapes that have evolved as a result of this human-environment interface. A field trip may be required.

GEOG 30H  Geography of California - Honors

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC, C-ID #: GEOG 140)
Lecture: 54   
Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Honors Program

Thematic approach to issues, processes, and topics relevant to the study of California. Includes an examination of the physical processes that shape the landscapes of California, the interaction of humans with these physical processes (particularly the importance of water), and the cultural and social landscapes that have evolved as a result of this human-environment interface. A field trip may be required. An honors course designed to provide an enriched experience. Students may not receive credit for both GEOG 30 and GEOG 30H.

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