Summer 2011 Class Schedule (ARC)



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GEOG 300    Physical Geography: Exploring Earth's Environmental Systems    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: MATH 32 or 39; and ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; or ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B1; IGETC Area 5A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course explores the processes and interrelationships which shape Earth's natural landscapes. Key topics include solar energy balance, weather and climate, water resources, landforms, natural hazards, soil, and vegetation. Relevant application of these concepts is used to explain the evolving relationship between humans and Earth's natural systems. Field trips may be required to relate course content to the real world.

Schedule: Four Week - First, Jun 06-Jul 01
MTWTh     09:00AM-12:10PM LEC J.Aubert             ARC MAIN Science 426     10658 
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MTWTh     05:30PM-08:40PM LEC M.Petraru            ARC MAIN Science 425     10656 Textbook


GEOG 301    Physical Geography Laboratory    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: GEOG 300
General Education: CSU Area B1; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is a laboratory study of basic principles and concepts involved in understanding Earth's environmental systems. Labs feature observation, collection, analysis and display of data related to the study of energy, weather and climate, vegetation, soils, landforms, and environmental hazards. Additionally, units feature geographic methods and technology, including interpretation of maps and other geographic imagery, weather instrumentation, the global positioning system (GPS), and relevant computer and Internet applications. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Six Week - Second, Jun 20-Jul 29
MTWTh     02:30PM-04:35PM LAB M.Petraru            ARC MAIN Science 425     10520 
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GEOG 310    Human Geography: Exploring Earth's Cultural Landscapes    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: MATH 32 or 39; and ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; or ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area D5; IGETC Area 4E
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course investigates the diverse patterns of human settlement, development, and movement on earth, which evolved as a result of cultural and environmental factors. Emphasis is placed on understanding global population and migration patterns, language, religion, ethnicity, political and economic systems, development issues, agriculture, and urbanization.

Schedule: Six Week - First, Jun 06-Jul 15
TTh       05:30PM-09:45PM LEC G.White              ARC MAIN Science 426     10160 
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GEOG 354    Introduction to the Global Positioning System (GPS)    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: GEOG 300 and 301
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces the Global Positioning System (GPS). Topics include the basic concepts of GPS and hands-on operation of the technology, computer interfaces, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software, and its use in real-world applications.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jun 06-Jul 29
T         06:00PM-09:10PM LEC N.Jennings           Off Campus McClellan 204 10162 
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GEOG 375    Introduction to GIS Programming    3 Units

Prerequisite: GEOG 330 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 45 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course provides the concepts and skills necessary to become a proficient GIS applications developer using the Python scripting language, in conjunction with ArcObjects, to develop commonly used GIS procedures and functions. It focuses on common GIS methods for querying, selecting geographic features, working with selection sets, editing tables, and performing geoprocessing operations. This course may be taken four times for credit using a different version.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jun 06-Jul 29
TBA       TBA             LEC N.Jennings           ARC MAIN Online          14758 
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TBA       TBA             LAB N.Jennings           ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Orientation:     Monday, June 6    06:00PM-08:00PM    Location: Science - room 422
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Summer 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: June 28, 2011