2019-2020 Catalog 
    
    Dec 07, 2019  
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Geography Associate in Arts


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The curriculum in the Geography Associate Degree program is designed to provide the transfer student the opportunity to achieve an Associate degree. While a baccalaureate or higher degree is recommended for those considering majors related to this field, earning the Associate degree would demonstrate achievement and may support attempts to gain entry-level employment and promotion.

Program Student Learning Outcomes


Students who complete this program will be able to:

  • Demonstrate map literacy.
  • Identify and describe a location (place) based on characteristics that distinguish them from other places on earth.
  • Identify and describe movement of geographic phenomena.

Required Courses


Total Units for the Major: 19-23


Restricted Electives


ANTH 1  , 2 ; GEOG 38 ; GEOL 1 ; HIST 4 , 5 , 32 ; PS 11 /ECON 11 , PS 14  .

*Course has a prerequisite, corequisite, limitation, or recommended preparation; see course description.

Associate in Arts Degree


Complete a minimum of 60 units including the total number of units described above and the General Education requirements with an overall GPA of 2.0 to qualify for the Associate in Arts degree. A minimum of 12 units must be completed at Saddleback College.

General Education Requirements for Associate Degrees


Refer to the Graduation Requirements  or to the CSU-GE and IGETC patterns in this catalog for specific courses which meet general education requirements. Refer to ASSIST.org and to the transfer institution’s catalog for transfer requirements.

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