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Geography (AA)


Please note:  These requirements are based on 2018-2019 LAVC Catalog.

Complete a minimum of 60 degree applicable semester units consisting of required courses for major, general education and elective courses as needed.  Some major courses may double count for general education.  Each major course must be completed with a grade of C or higher. Download Graduation Petition Form and return the completed form to the Admissions and Records Office early in your last semester of completing the requirements.  Indicate the degree(s) and general education plan(s) you are completing. For the latest degree requirements, please see the LAVC catalog.


Complete the following 4 required courses

Course Course Title UNITS
GEOG 1 Physical Geography 3
GEOG 2 Cultural Elements of Geography 3
GEOG 3 # Introduction to Weather and Climate 3
GEOG 15* Physical Geography Laboratory 2

Complete 3 courses from The Following (9 units)

Course Course Title UNITS
GEOG 9 People and the Eart's Ecosystem 3
GEOG 14 Geography of California 3
GEOG 30 Managing Natural Resources 3
GEOG 45 Food and Culture 3
GEOLOGY 1 Physical Geology 3
OCEANO 1 Introduction to Oceanography 3

Total units required for major: 20

Follow Associate Degree General Education Requirements – LACCD Plan to meet general education unit requirements.

Required general education units: 21

Required degree applicable elective units: 19

Total units required: 60

*This course has a prerequisite or a corequisite.
#Cross-referenced course.