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Geography (AA-T)


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

Complete a minimum of 60 transferrable 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 transfer certification(s) you are completing. For the latest degree requirements, please see the LAVC catalog.


Required Courses

Course Course Title UNITS
GEOG 2 Cultural Elements of Geography 3






Physical Geography 


Physical Geography Lab


Physical Geography with Lab






LIST A: Select two courses (6 units)

Course Course Title UNITS
GEOG 3 # Introduction to Weather and Climate 3
GEOG 14 Geography of California 3

LIST B: Select two courses (6 units)

Course Course Title UNITS
GEOG 9 People and Earth's Ecosystem 3
GEOG 30 Manging Natural Resources 3
GEOG 31 Introduction to GIS 3
GEOG 45 Food and Culture 3
GEOLOGY 1 Physical Geology 3

Total units required for major: 20

Follow CSU General Education Certification (CSUGE) OR Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) for CSU to meet general education unit requirements.

Required general education units: 39-41

Required transferable elective units: 0-1

Total transferable units required: 60

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