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Program Overview

Geography is a science that seeks to analyze the physical environment as well as study human influences to and interactions with the environment. Thus, this discipline examines the various physical forces that help shape the landscape and the role that humans play in the alteration of the landscape. Geography is a spatial and temporal science. A geographer will study the spatial and temporal distribution of vegetation across the globe, the physical forces leading to earthquakes and volcanoes, the historical and future arrangements of human societies across the planet, and the reasons behind differing climates from one part of the world to the next—presently, historically, and predicatively. The field is strongly interdisciplinary with roots in the physical and cultural sciences.

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Associate Degree

Geographic Information Science-Continuing Students & Working Professionals - Certificate of Proficiency


Geography - Associate in Arts

Associate Degree

Geography - Associate in Arts Transfer

Associate Degree

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Silvia Nadalet Dean
Grant Miller Department Chair
Tinh-Alfredo Khuong Department Chair