AS in Geography

Earn your Associate in Arts degree online with a major in Geography at Foothill College.

Associate Degree Requirements available as online courses:

  • English proficiency: ENGL 1A, ESLL 26 or equivalent.
  • Mathematics proficiency: MATH 105 or equivalent.

NOTE: All courses pertaining to the major must be taken for a letter grade. In addition, a GPA of 2.0 or higher in all core and support courses for the degree.

A minimum of 90 units required to include:

  • All General Education requirements (30 units)
  • Core courses (17 units)
  • Support courses (16 units)
  • Additional electives may be necessary to meet the 90-unit minimum for the associate degree

The courses listed BELOW are generally offered as online courses at least once every two years. Please see Online Schedule of Classes for verification.

ONLINE COURSE TITLE UNITS
     
CORE COURSES (17 Units)
GEOG 1 PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY 5
GEOG 2 HUMAN GEOGRAPHY 4
GEOG 5 INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHY 4
GEOG 10 WORLD REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY 4
     
SUPPORT COURSES (8 Units from the following)
ANTH 2A CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY 4
or ANTH 2B PATTERNS OF CULTURAL 4
ECON 25 INTRODUCTION TO THE GLOBAL ECONOMY 4
GEOG 12 INTRO TO GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS 4
HIST 4A WESTERN CIVILIZATION TO 800 AD 4
or HIST 4B WESTERN CIVILIZATION 700 - 1800 AD 4
     
SUPPORT COURSES (8 Units from the following)
ANTH 6 PEOPLES OF AFRICA 4
HIST 18 INTRODUCTION TO MIDDLE EASTERN CIVILIZATION 4
HIST 20 HISTORY OF RUSSIA AND THE SOVIET UNION 4

Based on 2012-2013 Curriculum Sheet. For a list of on-campus courses that satisfy degree requirements, visit the Curriculum Sheet.