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
88734 GEOG 100 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Yanow,Ken 8 1*
ONLINE
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 10/11/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 30, 2014 7:56 AM
88735 GEOG 100 502 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Yanow,Ken 8 0*
ONLINE
Begins: 10/20/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 30, 2014 7:56 AM
GEOG 145 INTRODUCTION TO MAPPING AND GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS (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 Geographic Information Systems (GIS), cartography, and spatial analysis. Includes assessment of vector and raster systems, scale, resolution, map projection, coordinate systems, georeferencing, and Global Positioning Systems (GPS). [D; CSU]
GEOG 145 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
88746 GEOG 145 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Yanow,Ken 8 4*
ONLINE
Begins: 10/20/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 30, 2014 7:56 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.] Introduces fundamental concepts of geographic information science (GIScience), including geographic information systems (GIS), global positioning systems (GPS), cartography, remote sensing, geovisualization, and spatial analysis. Explores how geospatial technologies and tools are used in addressing social, behavioral, and environmental issues. [D; CSU]
GEOG 150 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
88747 GEOG 150 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Yanow,Ken 8 12*
ONLINE
Begins: 10/20/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 30, 2014 7:56 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
88748 GEOG 151 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Yanow,Ken 8 20*
ONLINE
Begins: 10/20/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 30, 2014 7:56 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
88749 GEOG 152 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Yanow,Ken 8 30*
ONLINE
Begins: 10/20/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 30, 2014 7:56 AM
GEOG 154 Introduction to Remote Sensing 3 Units [Recommended Preparation: MATH 60 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
88751 GEOG 154 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Yanow,Ken 18 11*
ONLINE
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 30, 2014 7:56 AM

Total Courses: 6 Total Sections: 7
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