Spring 2019 Class Schedule (SCC)



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

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: MATH 34 with a grade of "C" or better, ENGRD 310 and ENGWR 101, or ESLR 320 and ESLW 310, with grades 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 is a spatial study of planet Earth's dynamic physical systems and processes. Topics include weather, climate, landforms, natural hazards, water resources, vegetation, and soils. Emphasis is placed on interrelationships among Earth systems and processes and their resulting patterns and distributions. Relevant application of these concepts to today's world is also stressed to help students better understand Earth's physical environment as well as human-environmental interaction. Optional field trips may be included. (C-ID GEOG 110)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

Th01:00PM-02:20PMLECJ.JacksonSCC MAIN RHN 22916953Textbook
TBATBALECJ.Jackson TBA TBA16953Textbook
Hybrid Class. This class will meet every Thursday, but will be conducted primarily online.

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECM.HunterSCC MAIN RHN 22916954Textbook
TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECR.EigenheerSCC MAIN RHN 22917361Textbook
MW12:00PM-01:20PMLECC.DavisSCC MAIN RHN 22916955Textbook
MW03:00PM-04:20PMLECR.NeilSCC MAIN RHN 22920361Textbook
TTh05:30PM-06:50PMLECR.NeilSCC MAIN RHN 22916956Textbook
On-Campus

MW02:30PM-03:50PMLECE.JonesDavis Cntr DAC 20518330Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.


GEOG 301    Physical Geography Laboratory    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: GEOG 300
Advisory: MATH 34 with a grade of "C" or better; ENGRD 310 and ENGWR 101, or ESLR 320 and ESLW 310, with grades of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; 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 relating to our 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. In addition, this course utilizes geographic methods such as map and image interpretation and geographic technologies such as weather instruments, global positioning systems (GPS), and computer applications. Field trips may be required. (C-ID GEOG 111)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

T01:30PM-04:35PMLABR.EarleSCC MAIN RHN 22917210Textbook
MW01:30PM-02:50PMLABJ.JacksonSCC MAIN RHN 22917515Textbook
TTh07:00PM-08:20PMLABR.NeilSCC MAIN RHN 22917362Textbook
On-Campus

MW04:00PM-05:20PMLABE.JonesDavis Cntr DAC 20218331Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.


GEOG 305    Global Climate Change    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: MATH 34 with a grade of "C" or better; ENGRD 310 and ENGWR 101 or ESLR 320 and ESLW 310 with grades 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 history and mechanisms of climate change in Earth's past, as well as the methods that scientists use to investigate climate change. Areas of emphasis will include climate change in Earth¿s recent history (the past few million years) and the connection between human industrial activity and current climatic shifts. Additionally, this course investigates the effects of climate change in today¿s world and discusses possible technological and political solutions to this vast and increasingly important problem. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

TBATBALECC.CastagnaSCC MAIN Online 18045Textbook
Online Class. Enrolled students must visit the course website
http://www.scc.losrios.edu/elearning/ prior to the start of class for instructions. Students on the waitlist or wishing to add must email the instructor at castagc@scc.losrios.edu. Mandatory Orientation: Tuesday, January 22, 2019, from 6:00pm - 7:00pm in TBA. Mid-term Exam: Tuesday, March 12, 2019, from 6:00pm - 7:30pm in TBA. Final Exam: Tuesday, May 21, 2019, from 6:00pm - 8:00pm in TBA.


GEOG 306    Weather and Climate    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: MATH 34 with a grade of "C" or better, ENGRD 310 and ENGWR 101, or ESLR 320 and ESLW 310, with grades 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 is an introduction to atmospheric processes including energy and moisture exchanges, atmospheric pressure, winds, and global circulation. Severe weather conditions such as hurricanes and tornadoes are also studied. World, regional, and local climates are investigated. Student work will include weather observations and analysis of atmospheric data using charts, weather maps, and radar and satellite imagery from the Internet and other sources. Because this course involves the use of some quantitative concepts, students are encouraged to have fundamental algebraic skills prior to enrolling in this course. (C-ID GEOG 130)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

TBATBALECT.LeiningerSCC MAIN Online 17447Textbook
Online Class. Enrolled students must visit the course website
http://www.scc.losrios.edu/elearning/ prior to the start of class for instructions.


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

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 310 and ENGWR 101, or ESLR 320 and ESLW 310, with grades 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 activity on earth in relation to cultural and environmental factors. Major themes include human-environment interaction, globalization, spatial and cultural conflict, and cultural diversity. The following topical areas will be utilized to examine these dynamic concepts: population, migration, language, religion, ethnicity, political and economic systems, development issues, agriculture, urbanization, and resource issues. (C-ID GEOG 120)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECC.DavisSCC MAIN RHN 22916957TextbookFree Digital Book
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECC.DavisSCC MAIN RHN 22917242TextbookFree Digital Book
On-Campus

TBATBALECE.JonesSCC MAIN Online 18717TextbookFree Digital Book
Online Class. Enrolled students must visit the course website
http://www.scc.losrios.edu/elearning/ prior to the start of class for instructions. Students on the waitlist or wishing to add must email the instructor at JonesE@scc.losrios.edu. Mandatory Orientation: Wednesday, January 23, 2019, from 6:30pm - 8:30pm in TBA. Mid-term Exam: Wednesday, March 13, 2019, from 6:30pm - 8:30pm in TBA. Final Exam: Wednesday, May 15, 2019, from 6:30pm - 8:30pm in TBA.


GEOG 320    World Regional Geography    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 310 and ENGWR 101, or ESLR 320 and ESLW 310, with grades of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); 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 cultural regions. Basic geographic concepts and ideas are used to study and compare people, resources, landscapes, and economies across eight major geographic regions. In addition, interactions between these regions, globalization, cultural diversity, environmental issues, and development dynamics are utilized as themes to examine our ever changing world. (C-ID GEOG 125)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

T07:00PM-08:20PMLECC.DavisSCC MAIN RHN 20819206TextbookFree Digital Book
TBATBALECC.Davis TBA TBA19206TextbookFree Digital Book
Hybrid Class. This class will meet every Tuesday, but will be conducted primarily online.


GEOG 334    Introduction to GIS Software Applications    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISC 300 or equivalent with a grade of "C" or better
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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

T06:00PM-08:15PMLECR.EarleSCC MAIN BUS 22118065Textbook
T08:25PM-09:45PMLABR.EarleSCC MAIN BUS 221
On-Campus

Spring 2019 Class Schedule

Updated: December 14, 2018