Summer 2011 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 100, 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.

Schedule: Six Week - Middle, Jun 13-Jul 22
MTWTh     10:15AM-12:20PM LEC F.Carey              SCC MAIN RHN 229         13140 
Textbook
On-Campus


GEOG 301    Physical Geography Laboratory    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: GEOG 300
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course will provide laboratory study and field observation of selected geographic phenomena including: map interpretations and GIS applications, weather and climate, rocks and landforms, soils, flora, and fauna. Emphasis will be on applying scientific methods and techniques, using scientific instruments, working with maps, and interpreting spatial phenomena. Optional field trips may be included.

Schedule: Six Week - Middle, Jun 13-Jul 22
MTWTh     12:30PM-02:35PM LAB F.Carey              SCC MAIN RHN 229         13630 
Textbook
On-Campus


GEOG 306    Weather and Climate    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: MATH 34 with a grade of "C" or better, ENGRD 310 and ENGWR 100, 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.

Schedule: Six Week - Middle, Jun 13-Jul 22
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Hunter             SCC MAIN Online          14184 
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Online Class. Mandatory Orientation: TBA. For more information students should email the instructor at hunterm@scc.losrios.edu and visit the instructor's web site at http://www.scc.losrios.edu/~hunterm


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

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 310 and ENGWR 100, 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 when considering 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 and migration, language, religion, ethnicity, political and economic systems, development issues, agriculture, urbanization, and resource issues.

Schedule: Six Week - Middle, Jun 13-Jul 22
MTWTh     08:00AM-10:05AM LEC R.Eigenheer          SCC MAIN RHN 229         14186 
Textbook
On-Campus

Summer 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: August 16, 2011