Spring 2019 Class Schedule (CRC)



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

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in GEOG 301 (Physical Geography Lab) is suggested. GEOG 301 meets the UC and CSU transfer requirement for a 1-unit science lab.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B1; IGETC Area 5A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU, Green Course Green Course
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course investigates the interrelationships between Earth and humans, with an emphasis on natural systems (solar energy balance, weather and climate, water resources, landforms, natural hazards, vegetation, and soil). Relevant application of these elements to today's world is stressed to help students better understand Earth's physical environment as well as human-environment interaction. A field trip may be required to relate class discussions to the real world. (C-ID GEOG 110)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECJ.KnettleCRC MAIN SCI 10615687TextbookFree Digital Book
TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECD.SharkeyCRC MAIN SCI 10614507Textbook
This class is part of the Green Buildings: Environmental Design, Energy Management and Performance Based Construction Certificate. This certificate is for students with career interests in the Green Energy field of work.

TTh01:30PM-02:50PMLECJ.KuslerCRC MAIN SCI 10614508Textbook
This class is part of the Green Buildings: Environmental Design, Energy Management and Performance Based Construction Certificate. This certificate is for students with career interests in the Green Energy field of work.

MW01:30PM-02:50PMLECS.PriesCRC MAIN SCI 10614751Textbook
This class is part of the Green Buildings: Environmental Design, Energy Management and Performance Based Construction Certificate. This certificate is for students with career interests in the Green Energy field of work.

TTh09:30AM-10:50AMLECS.PriesElk Grove EGA 20615663TextbookFree Digital Book
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

T07:00PM-10:05PMLECK.KeightleyCRC MAIN SCI 10614510Textbook
This class is part of the Green Buildings: Environmental Design, Energy Management and Performance Based Construction Certificate. This certificate is for students with career interests in the Green Energy field of work.


GEOG 301    Physical Geography Laboratory    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: GEOG 300; GEOG 300 may be taken during a previous semester. Grade of "C" or better required if taken previously.
General Education: CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU, Green Course Green Course
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides "hands-on" study of the basic principles and concepts involved in understanding Earth's environment systems. Labs feature observation, collection, analysis and display of data related to the study of Earth's energy balance, weather and climate, vegetation, tectonic processes, landforms, and natural hazards. Additionally, labs involve geographic methods and technology, including interpretation of maps and other geographic imagery, weather instrumentation, navigation equipment such as a compass and the Global Positioning System (GPS), and other relevant computer and Internet applications. A field trip may be required. (C-ID GEOG 111)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLABJ.KnettleCRC MAIN SCI 11020956Textbook
 

MW03:00PM-04:20PMLABS.PriesCRC MAIN SCI 10914513Textbook
This class is part of the Green Buildings: Environmental Design, Energy Management and Performance Based Construction Certificate. This certificate is for students with career interests in the Green Energy field of work.

TTh03:00PM-04:20PMLABJ.KuslerCRC MAIN SCI 10914752Textbook
This class is part of the Green Buildings: Environmental Design, Energy Management and Performance Based Construction Certificate. This certificate is for students with career interests in the Green Energy field of work.

TTh08:00AM-09:20AMLABS.PriesElk Grove EGA 11015378Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

TTh11:00AM-12:20PMLABS.PriesElk Grove EGA 11015358Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

Th07:00PM-10:05PMLABK.KeightleyCRC MAIN SCI 10914514Textbook
This class is part of the Green Buildings: Environmental Design, Energy Management and Performance Based Construction Certificate. This certificate is for students with career interests in the Green Energy field of work.


GEOG 302    Environmental Studies & Sustainability    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D5; CSU Area D7; IGETC Area 4E; IGETC Area 4G
Course Transferable to UC/CSU, Green Course Green Course
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This introductory course offers an interdisciplinary perspective on the major environmental problems confronting society and explores solutions directed toward producing a more sustainable future. Course topics include an introduction to environmental issues, and related values, ethics and politics; a primer on Earth system science â the interconnected nature of the atmosphere, hydrosphere, lithosphere, and biosphere; a global survey of natural resources and exploitation; changing global climates; the world water crisis; the demography of human population, and contrasts between less- and more-developed countries; agricultural and food supply challenges; renewable and nonrenewable energy resources; and land use patterns and related issues. Throughout the course, human impacts on the environment, environmental impacts on human societies, and the sustainability of economies and practices at local, regional, and global scales are investigated. A field trip may be required to relate class discussions to the real world.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECD.SharkeyCRC MAIN SCI 10615214Textbook
This class is part of the Green Buildings: Environmental Design, Energy Management and Performance Based Construction Certificate. This certificate is for students with career interests in the Green Energy field of work.


GEOG 305    Global Climate Change    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B1; IGETC Area 5A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU, Green Course Green Course
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This interdisciplinary course explores the natural and human factors causing the Earth¿¿¿s climate to change. Students will be provided with the scientific tools to analyze evidence that climate change is a looming threat. Through lectures, readings, discussions and projects, students will examine the Earth¿¿¿s present and past climates as well as the influence of climate on the geographical distribution of plants, animals and human societies.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

TBATBALECD.SharkeyCRC MAIN Online 15921Textbook
Hybrid class- Partly Online/Partly Classroom - Instructor and students have both classroom meetings and online activities. This course is schedule by Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.
Students must attend the first mandatory class meeting on Friday, Jan. 25th from 9:30-11:30 am in EGA 110. Students must complete all of the first week's assignments to remain in the course and must also be able to take the midterm and final exams in EGA 110 as scheduled (Fri., Mar. 22nd, 9:30-11 am and Fri., May 17th, 10:15 am - 12:15 pm respectively). Over the course of the semester there may be two (2) optional Friday class meetings scheduled (between 9:30-11:30 am in EGA 110) to review important course content prior to exams. In order to complete this class, students can use computers in the EGC Learning Resource Center (EGA-204), OR must have access to a computer elsewhere with the following minimum requirements: (1) Connectivity to the Internet (2) an activated e-mail account (3) word processing capabilities, and the following free downloads: Adobe Acrobat Reader, Adobe Flash Player, and Apple QuickTime in the latest versions. The course web site will be available at
https://lrccd.instructure.com. For additional online course information go to https://www.crc.losrios.edu/de or to ask specific questions about the class contact the instructor at sharked@crc.losrios.edu.


GEOG 310    Human Geography: Exploring Earth's Cultural Landscapes    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
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. (C-ID GEOG 120)

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 19-May 16

MW06:00PM-09:05PMLECD.SharkeyCRC MAIN SCI 10615500TextbookFree Digital Book

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

TBATBALECD.SharkeyCRC MAIN Online 20243TextbookFree Digital Book
Online class.
Mandatory Meetings:
Monday, March 18th, 6:00-8:00 pm. Midterm SCI 106
Monday, May 20th, 6:00-8:00 pm Final SCI 106


GEOG 320    World Regional Geography    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
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 is a global survey of the world's major geographic realms: their physical environments, cultures and economies; their origins, interactions and global roles. Geographic concepts and ideas are used to study and compare cultures, landscapes, resources, livelihood and land use across Earth. Explanation for the globalization of culture and economy, the widening gap between rich and poor countries, and ethnic diversity in the United States and abroad is stressed throughout the course. A major goal of this course is to improve each student's "mental map of the world." (C-ID GEOG 125)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

TBATBALECC.CastagnaCRC MAIN Online 14933Textbook
Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom - Instructor and students have both classroom meetings and online activities.
Mandatory Meetings:
Thursday, March 14th, 7:00-9:00pm. Midterm SCI 106
Thursday, May 16th, 8:00-10:00pm Final SCI 106


GEOG 335    Introduction to Geographic Information Systems Applications    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISC 302
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 45 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) are computer-based mapping programs that analyze spatial data. This course provides the foundation for using desktop GIS software. A conceptual overview along with hands-on experience will be used to explore basic GIS software functionality. Emphasis will be placed on display characteristics, attribute querying, database exploration and management, spatial analysis, data creation, and cartographic presentation. This course is not open to students who have received credit for GEOG 335.1, 335.2, and 335.3. (C-ID GEOG 155)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

MW06:00PM-07:05PMLECS.PriesCRC MAIN SCI 109
MW07:15PM-08:05PMLABS.PriesCRC MAIN SCI 10915635Textbook

Spring 2019 Class Schedule

Updated: January 18, 2019