Degree Type: Associate of Arts Degree, AA
Pathway: Arts & Humanities
More Options: Classroom Based, Remote Real-Time, Online
Program Length: 4 Semesters
Location: Centennial, Rampart Range, Downtown Studio
Transferability: Transferable, Guaranteed Transfer (GT)
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$85,430 / yr
Cartographer's & Photogrammetrists
$68,380 / yr
Conservation Scientists & Foresters
$64,010 / yr
Environmental Scientists & Specialists
$73,230 / yr
Projected job growth for geographers in Colorado over the next 5 years.
The U.S. Department of Labor projects needs for upwards of 15,000 additional employees in each of these career fields: geographers, geoscientists, cartographers, urban and regional planners, and other geographic professionals.
Examines the spatial distribution of environmental and societal phenomena in the world’s regions. Environmental phenomena includes topography, climate, and natural resources. Societal phenomena includes patterns of population and settlement, religion, ethnicity, language, and economic development. This course also analyzes the characteristics that define world regions and distinguishes them from each other. This course examines the relationships between physical environments and human societies, and examines globalization, emphasizing the geopolitical and economic relationships between more developed and less developed regions.
Introduces geographic perspectives and methods in the study of human societies by examining the spatial characteristics of populations, language, religion, ethnicity, politics, and economics. This course examines the relationships between physical environments and human societies.
Examines the principles of Earth’s physical processes, emphasizing landforms, soils, and hydrology. Examines the formation and distribution of landforms, such as mountains, valleys, and deserts, and their shaping by fluvial and other processes. Examines the principles of Earth’s physical processes, emphasizing landforms, soils, and hydrology. Examines the formation and distribution of landforms, such as mountains, valleys, and deserts, and their shaping by fluvial and other processes.
Introduces the principles of meteorology, climatology, ecology, and regional climate classification. The course investigates the geographic factors which influence climate and ecosystems such as topography, elevation, winds, ocean currents, and latitude.view in catalog
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General Studies Major | Future Transfer Student
Explain the reciprocal relationships between physical and human systems
Acquire, process, and report information from a spatial perspective using maps and other geographic tools
Describe how culture and experience influence people's perceptions of places and regions
Explain the processes, patterns, functions, and impacts of human populations at the local and global scales, to include economic, political, and environmental factors
Describe the physical processes that shape the patterns of earth's surface and the spatial distribution of its ecosystems
prefer MAT 1260, except: