Associate Degrees

Geography for Transfer | Geography

Certificate of Accomplishment

Geographical Information Systems

Associate in Arts Transfer Degree Geography 19-20 Units

The Associate in Arts in Geography for Transfer (AA-T) degree is designed as a pathway for students who plan to complete a bachelor’s degree in geography or similar major at a California State University (CSU) campus.  Students completing the degree are guaranteed admission to the CSU system, but not to a particular campus or major.  A minimum grade of “C” is required in all courses.

Required core courses (7 units):

3 units GEOG-120 Physical Geography

1 unit GEOG-120L Physical Geography Laboratory

3 units GEOG-130 Cultural Geography

Plus 6 units from List A:

3 units GEOG-160 World Regional Geography

3 units GEOG-150 California Geography

3 units GEOG-126 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems

Plus 6-7 units from List B:

Any course from List A not already used

4 units MATH-164 Introduction to Probability and Statistics

3 units ANTHR-130 Cultural Anthropology

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.

Required core courses (13 units):

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 units from the following:

3 units ANTHR-125 Introduction to Archaeology

3 units ECON-220 Introduction to Macroeconomic Principles

or

3 units ECON-221 Introduction to Microeconomic Principles

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

3 units HIST-121 History of the United States (1865 to Present)

3 units HIST-140 History of Western Civilization to the Renaissance

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 BOT-224 Microsoft Excel for Business