Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.
Description: Physical geography covers the interrelationships among people, technology, and the natural environment. Geographic concepts and processes examined are: maps, earth's grid, seasons, time zones, weather and climate, soils and vegetation, ocean currents, and land forms. Field trip may be required. Transfer: CSU: B1, UC. (IGETC: 5A)
Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836, and ENGL 836 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.
Description: Cultural geography studies the spatial interactions amongst nature, society, and culture. Course topics include the influence of environmental factors on human settlement and population change; human modifications of the environment through agriculture and industry; the role of technological and social change on the human experience of space and environment; and the role of factors including race, gender, and religion on how people organize and experience space. Transfer: CSU: DSI, UC. (IGETC: 4)