Geography

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GEOG 100 INTRODUCTION TO GEOGRAPHY---PHYSICAL ELEMENTS 3 Units [Recommended Preparation: RDG 56 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Focuses on the physical forces that help shape the landscape. Analysis of Earth's interior and exterior characteristics, including oceanographic, climate, pedologic, and biographic patterns. Includes map reading and interpretation. [D; CSU; UC]
GEOG 100 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
80623 GEOG 100 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Yanow,Ken 8 2*
ONLINE
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 10/12/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
80624 GEOG 100 502 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Yanow,Ken 9 0*
ONLINE
Begins: 10/21/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
GEOG 145 INTRODUCTION TO MAPPING AND GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SCIENCE (GIS) 3 Units [Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Provides an introduction to GIS and spatial analysis. Introduces both GIS concepts and applications within the students field of interest. Includes training in industry leading GIS software. For working professionals or students with a Baccalaureate degree whom are unable to take GEOG 150. [D; CSU]
GEOG 145 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
80636 GEOG 145 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Yanow,Ken 8 11*
ONLINE
Begins: 10/21/2013 Ends: 12/12/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
GEOG 150 GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SCIENCE AND SPATIAL REASONING 3 Units [Prerequisite: MATH 60 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Mathematics Assessment or equivalent. Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Provides fundamental concepts in geographic information systems (GIS), cartography, remote sensing, spatial statistics, and global positioning systems. Includes the use of critical technologies in addressing human and environmental problems.[D; CSU; UC]
GEOG 150 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
80637 GEOG 150 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Yanow,Ken 8 22*
ONLINE
Begins: 10/21/2013 Ends: 12/12/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
GEOG 151 INTERMEDIATE GIS---TECHNIQUES AND ANALYSIS 3 Units Introduces students to problem-solving and decision making using Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Applicable to a range of disciplines. Provides hands-on training in industry leading ESRI ArcGIS software.[D; CSU]
GEOG 151 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
80638 GEOG 151 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Yanow,Ken 8 24*
ONLINE
Begins: 10/21/2013 Ends: 12/12/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
GEOG 152 ADVANCED GIS---PROJECT DESIGN AND APPLICATIONS 3 Units [Prerequisite: GEOG 151 or equivalent.] Focuses on the diverse applications of geographic information systems (GIS). Requires students to complete a semester-long GIS project of their choice. Includes project design and development, data acquisition, spatial analysis, project report, and presentation. [D; CSU]
GEOG 152 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
80639 GEOG 152 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Yanow,Ken 8 26*
ONLINE
Begins: 10/21/2013 Ends: 12/12/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
GEOG 153 GIS INTERNSHIP 3 Units Pass/No Pass only. [Prerequisite: GEOG 152 or equivalent.] Provides students with the opportunity to apply classroom instruction to real-world GIS problem-solving by working with a government or private agency. Requires supervision of an instructor from the college and an advisor from the agency. [D; CSU]
GEOG 153 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
83164 GEOG 153 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Yanow,Ken 8 29*
ONLINE
Begins: 10/21/2013 Ends: 12/12/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
GEOG 154 Introduction to Remote Sensing 3 Units [Recommended Preparation: MATH 60 or MATH 60PL or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Mathematics Assessment or equivalent, RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Introduces fundamental concepts of electromagnetic radiation and its interactions with various media. Explores commonly used sensors and techniques of remote sensing. (Same as PHS 154.) [D; CSU]
GEOG 154 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
80640 GEOG 154 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Yanow,Ken 18 6*
ONLINE
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM

Total Courses: 7 Total Sections: 8
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