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GEOG 1 Physical Geography

Units: 3     Hours: 2 Lecture, 3 Laboratory

Advisory: Eligible for English 250 and English 260.

Transferable: CSU; UC; CSU-GE: B1, B3; IGETC: 5A; GAV-GE: B1, B3; CAN: GEOG 2

An introductory study of the basic physical elements of geography including climate, land forms, soils, water, and natural vegetation, The laboratory will include the tools and methods of geographers.


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GEOG 2 Cultural Geography

Units: 3     Hours: 3 Lecture

Advisory: Skills commensurate with successful completion of English 250 and English 260 or equivalent.

Transferable: CSU; UC; CSU-GE: D5; IGETC: 4E; GAV-GE: D2, F; CAN: GEOG 4

A survey of human geography including historical geography; geographical techniques and methodology; social, economic and political geography; demographic studies; distribution of language and religions; folk vs. popular culture; agriculture, industry, and globalism. This course has the option of a letter grade or credit/no credit.


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GEOG 30 Remote Sensing of Earth's Resources

Units: 3     Hours: 3 Lecture

Advisory: English 1A, Mathematics 205. Computer proficiency recommended.

Transferable: CSU

An overview of the acquisition and utilization of remote sensing data. The course will cover basic physics of optics; basics of film and photography; remote sensing platforms; types of equipment and analysis of data. Emphasis will be on aerial and satellite image acquisition and interpretation. This course is also listed as BIO 30.