Associate in Arts Degree Geography                      19 Units

An Associate in Arts degree may be earned by completing a minimum of 60 units of degree credit coursework, including the major requirements and breadth requirements, with a minimum grade point average of 2.0. Students must complete all courses for the major with a grade of “C” or better.

Courses required for the major:

3 units   GEOG 120                  Physical Geography

1 unit     GEOG 120L                Physical Geography Laboratory

3 units   GEOG 130                  Cultural Geography

3 units   GEOG 150                  California Geography

3 units   ANTHR 130               Cultural Anthropology

Plus a minimum of 6 semester units from the following:

3 units   ANTHR 125                Introduction to Archaeology

3 units   ECON 220                   Introduction to Macroeconomic Principles

3 units   ECON 221                   Introduction to Microeconomic Principles

3 units   HIST 120                    History of the United States (Colonial ~ 1865)

3 units   HIST 121                    History of the United States (Colonial ~ 1865)

3 units   HIST 140                   History of Western Civilization to the 

3 units   POLSC 125                Government of the United States

3 units   SOCIO 220                Introduction to Sociology

3 units   GEOG 160                  World Regional Geography


Certificate of Accomplishment

Geographical Information Systems   10.5 Units

A Certificate of Accomplishment may be earned by completing all the courses required for this major with a grade of “C” or better.

Required courses, with suggested sequence:

1st semester

4 units   MATH 164                Introduction to Probability and Statistics

2nd semester

3 units   GEOG 126                Introduction to Geographic Information Systems

3.5 units CIS 201                Microsoft Excel/Information Processing

GEOG-100                     Topics in Geography