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2017-2018 College Catalog 
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Geography AS

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Program Description

Geography is the scientific study of Earth’s surface and its immediate atmosphere. Geographers study the political, economic, social and environmental qualities of places and how these attributes interact. A geography graduate will possess the flexibility to pursue a career in urban and regional planning, international affairs, community development, location analysis in both the public and private sectors, resource planning and management, cartography and teaching.

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Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program you will be able to:

  • Analyze the spatial organization of people, places, and environment on Earth’s surface.
  • Analyze how human actions and physical systems are interconnected.
  • Explain physical, cultural, and human characteristics of a place or region.
  • Apply geographic tools to interpret the spatial distribution of people, places, and environment on the Earth’s surface.
  • Analyze the physical processes that shape the patterns of Earth’s surface.


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Degree Requirements

View a semester-by-semester course plan of study and information on transferring this degree to other colleges and universities on the Geography Degree Map .

General Education Requirements Credit Hours: 37

Humanities 6 Hours

Mathematics 3-4 hours

Select one course from the following:

Required Electives 3 hours

Specialized Course Requirements Credit Hours: 23

Total Credit Hours: 60

To receive an A.A. or A.S. Degree, students must demonstrate computer proficiency.

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