Catalog  –  2013 - 2014

Geography

P113 – Cultural Geography3 units

Prerequisite: None.

Recommendation: Eligible for level 1 English placement.

Total lecture 54 hours. Introduces understanding the impact of human culture on the earth, including language, religion, population dynamics, food production, economic and political organization, settlement systems, natural resource exploitation, culture history, and globalization. Approved for pass/no pass grading option. (A/CSU/UC) PC-Area C; CSU-D5; IGETC-Area 4E

 

P114 – Physical Geography3 units

Prerequisite: None.

Recommendation: Eligible for level 1 English placement.

Total lecture 54 hours. This course is a basic study of physical geography and the earth as a system. Important elements include the origin of the earth’s major geological and climatological patterns and their influence upon the characteristics of landforms, vegetation, and soils. Finally, the course will deal with human impact on the earth as a whole and how human-induced global change will alter the landscape around us. Approved for pass/no-pass grading option. [Equivalent to ERSC P114]. (A/CSU/UC) PC-Area F; CSU-D5; IGETC-Area 4E