Summer 2012 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.

Schedule: Six Week - First, Jun 11-Jul 20
MTWTh     05:30PM-07:35PM LEC R.Neil               SCC MAIN RHN 229         11217 
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 - First, Jun 11-Jul 20
MTWTh     07:45PM-09:50PM LAB R.Neil               SCC MAIN RHN 229         11405 
Textbook
On-Campus


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: Six Week - First, Jun 11-Jul 20
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Hunter             SCC MAIN Online          11855 
Textbook
Online Class. Mandatory Orientation: Monday, June 11, in LR 141 (Library), 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm. For more information students should 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 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 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 - Second, Jun 25-Aug 03
MTWTh     10:15AM-12:20PM LEC R.Eigenheer          SCC MAIN RHN 229         11583 
Textbook
On-Campus

Summer 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: January 10, 2013