Fall 2013 Class Schedule (FLC)



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

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: GEOG 301
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B1; IGETC Area 5A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
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.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 19-Dec 13
TTh       07:15PM-10:20PM LEC R.Downey             FLC MAIN FL2 212         15648 
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Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
M         09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Pittman            FLC MAIN FL2 212         15526 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Pittman            FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15526 Textbook
This is a hybrid class in which one-half of the instruction occurs online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. The class will meet on campus once a week during the times listed above.

Th        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Pittman            El Dorado EDC A109       15527 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Pittman            El Dorado EDC ONLINE     15527 Textbook
This is a hybrid class in which one-half of the instruction occurs online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. The class will meet on campus once a week during the times listed above.



GEOG 301    Physical Geography Laboratory    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: GEOG 300
General Education: CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides "hands-on" study of the basic principles and concepts involved in understanding Earth's physical environment. Lab topics include observation, measurement and analysis of Earth's energy balance, weather and climate, vegetation, landforms, and natural hazards, as well as topographic map reading, interpretation, and navigation skills. Field trips and spatial data collection activities may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
M         07:00PM-10:05PM LAB T.Krabacher          FLC MAIN FL2 212         15555 
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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.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
F         09:30AM-12:35PM LEC T.Krabacher          FLC MAIN FL1 109         15926 
Textbook
F         09:30AM-12:35PM LEC T.Krabacher          Off Campus AMADOR 1      19952 Textbook
This is an Interactive Television Class. Please visit www.flc.losrios.edu/~itv
for more information on FLC Interactive Television Classes.

F         09:30AM-12:35PM LEC T.Krabacher          Off Campus RCC 14        15927 Textbook
This is an Interactive Television Class. Please visit www.flc.losrios.edu/~itv
for more information on FLC Interactive Television Classes.

F         09:30AM-12:35PM LEC T.Krabacher          El Dorado EDC C215       15928 Textbook
This is an Interactive Television Class. Please visit www.flc.losrios.edu/~itv
for more information on FLC Interactive Television Classes.



GEOG 322    Geography of California    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a study of the natural and cultural environments of California, with special emphasis on the interaction of people with landforms, climate, natural vegetation, soils and resources. Historical, political, and economic development within this diverse environment is presented. The diversity of cultures which make up the state's expanding population are studied and compared. Analysis of relevant issues of the day including those based on ethnic and cultural differences form an integral part of this course.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
M         10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Pittman            FLC MAIN FL2 212         19215 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Pittman            FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      19215 Textbook
This is a hybrid class in which one-half of the instruction occurs online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. The class will meet on campus once a week during the times listed above.



GEOG 330    Introduction to Geographic Information Systems    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISC 300
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b)
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: A Geographic Information System (GIS) is a computer-based data processing tool used to manage and analyze spatial information. Applications of GIS include environmental assessment, analysis of natural hazards, management of municipal networks, business and industry site analysis, resource management and land-use planning. This course introduces the concepts, techniques, and tools of GIS including spatial data capture, management and analysis, as well as cartographic output through hands-on experience using GIS software.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
W         05:30PM-08:35PM LEC R.Navarrete          FLC MAIN FL5 9           15594 
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Fall 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: October 28, 2013