Spring 2018 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 13-May 16

T07:30AM-08:50AMLECM.HunterSCC MAIN RHN 22916833Textbook
TBATBALECM.Hunter TBA TBA16833Textbook
Hybrid Class. Students must attend orientation on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at 7:30am in RHN 229. This class will meet every Tuesday, but will be conducted primarily online.

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECM.HunterSCC MAIN RHN 22916834Textbook
TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECR.EigenheerSCC MAIN RHN 22917268Textbook
MW12:00PM-01:20PMLECC.DavisSCC MAIN RHN 22916835Textbook
TTh05:30PM-06:50PMLECR.NeilSCC MAIN RHN 22916836Textbook
Sa09:00AM-12:05PMLECC.RobinsonSCC MAIN RHN 22917822Textbook
On-Campus

MW02:30PM-03:50PMLECE.JonesDavis Cntr Davis 20518349Textbook
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 13-May 16

T01:00PM-04:05PMLABR.EarleSCC MAIN RHN 22917105Textbook
MW01:30PM-02:50PMLABM.HunterSCC MAIN RHN 22917433Textbook
TTh07:00PM-08:20PMLABR.NeilSCC MAIN RHN 22917269Textbook
Sa01:00PM-04:05PMLABC.RobinsonSCC MAIN RHN 22917106Textbook
On-Campus

MW04:00PM-05:20PMLABE.JonesDavis Cntr Davis 20218350Textbook
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 13-May 16

TBATBALECM.HunterSCC MAIN Online 18006Textbook
Online Class. Mandatory Orientation: Tuesday, January 16, 2018, in LRC 141 (library) from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm. For more information students should visit the instructor's web site at
http://www.scc.losrios.edu/michaelhunter.


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 13-May 16

TBATBALECM.HunterSCC MAIN Online 17360Textbook
Online Class. Mandatory Orientation: Tuesday, January 16, 2018, in LRC 141 (library) from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm. For more information students should visit the instructor's web site at
http://www.scc.losrios.edu/michaelhunter.


GEOG 308    Introduction to Oceanography    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 integrated study of water on Earth emphasizing physical oceanography. Topics include ocean and shoreline processes, plate tectonics, sea floor morphology, types and distribution of seafloor sediment, ocean sediment transport, ocean chemistry, ocean currents, marine resources, and environmental concerns. Regional oceanographic features are emphasized.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TBATBALECM.HunterSCC MAIN Online 17668Textbook
Online Class. Mandatory Orientation: Tuesday, January 16, 2018, in LRC 141 (library) from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm. For more information students should visit the instructor's web site at
http://www.scc.losrios.edu/michaelhunter.


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 13-May 16

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECC.DavisSCC MAIN RHN 22916837Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECC.DavisSCC MAIN RHN 22917138Textbook
On-Campus

W06:00PM-07:20PMLECE.JonesSCC MAIN RHN 22918816Textbook
TBATBALECE.Jones TBA TBA18816Textbook
Hybrid Class. Students must attend orientation on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at 6:00pm in RHN 229. This class will meet every Wednesday, but will be conducted primarily online.


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 13-May 16

T07:00PM-08:20PMLECC.DavisSCC MAIN RHN 20820389Textbook
TBATBALECC.Davis TBA TBA20389Textbook
Hybrid Class. Students must attend orientation on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at 7:00pm in RHN 208. This class will meet every Tuesday, but will be conducted primarily online.


GEOG 331    Exploring Maps and Geographic Technologies    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISC 300 or equivalent with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area IV
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 50 hours LEC ; 12 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces students to the exciting world of maps (both hard-copy and digital) and the geographic techniques and technologies that are utilized in the creation of modern cartographic documents. The examination of cartographic constructs, basic statistics, Global Positioning Systems (GPS), Internet mapping, remote sensing, and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) will shed light on this interesting and rapidly changing area of spatial inquiry. (C-ID GEOG 150)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

T02:30PM-05:20PMLECC.DavisSCC MAIN BUS 153C18403Textbook
T05:20PM-05:55PMLABC.DavisSCC MAIN BUS 153C
On-Campus


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 13-May 16

T06:00PM-08:15PMLECR.EarleSCC MAIN BUS 153C18032Textbook
T08:25PM-09:45PMLABR.EarleSCC MAIN BUS 153C
On-Campus

Spring 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: April 20, 2018