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Geography Degree Requirements

Associate in Arts Geography for Transfer Degree (SCC 32364)

The associate degree curriculum in geography provides students with an interdisciplinary background for entry into a curriculum at a four-year institution leading to a baccalaureate degree with career opportunities in a wide range of jobs in government, such as Bureau of Census, Central Intelligence Agency (C.I.A.), Drug Enforcement Administration (D.E.A.) , United States Geological Survey (U.S.G.S.), Department of Immigration and Naturalization, Department of State; and in private industry, such as planning market research, land use analysis, transportation, travel and tourism, and education.

Major Course Requirements:

Geography 101, Physical Geography

Geography 101L, Physical Geography  Laboratory

Geography 102, Cultural Geography


Select two (2) courses from the following (List A):

Geography 100/100H, World Regional Geography

Geography 130, Introduction to Weather and Climate

Geography 140, California Geography

Geography 150, Map Interpretation and Analysis

Geography 155, Introduction to Geographic Information Systems

OR

Survey/Mapping Sciences 155, Introduction to Geographic Information Systems

Geography 160, Regional Field Studies


Select two (2) courses from the following (List B):

An additional course from List A (may not be used to satisfy the requirements of List A)

Earth Sciences 100, Physical Geology

Anthropology 100/100H, Introduction to Cultural Anthropology


TOTAL 

Units

3

1

3


Units

3

3

3

3

3


3


3


Units

3


3

3


19


For more information, please contact Vanessa Engstrom at engstrom_vanessa@sccollege.edu.