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GEOG 500GW Physical and Human Dimensions of Climate Change - GWAR (Units: 3)

Prerequisites: GEOG 101 and GEOG 102; ENG 214 or equivalent with a grade of a C- or better.

An interdisciplinary investigation of climate change including the causes, environmental and societal impacts as well as mitigation and adaptation strategies. The class bridges traditional human and physical branches of geography and examines a variety of associated writing conventions. (Plus-minus ABC/NC grading only)

Course Attributes:

  • Graduation Writing Assessment

Bachelor of Arts in Geography – GEOG Associate Degree for Transfer Roadmap

This is a sample pathway for students who transfer to San Francisco State University in 2017–2018 with an AA-T in Geography. Six units in the major ( GEOG 101 , GEOG 102 ) and all lower division GE requirements have been satisfied. Additional units in the major may have been satisfied. Check with a major advisor about the most appropriate course sequence. Degree completion guaranteed in 60 units; see the Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) section for more information . To Do at SF State: Enough total units to reach 120 minimum for graduation; 40 units minimum at the upper division level; to include the following: University-Wide Requirements: 9–18 Units ENG 214 or equivalent A4 course (0–3 units) if not taken before transfer American Institutions (0–6 units): US History, US Government, California State and Local Government requirements if not taken before transfer Upper division GE, areas B, C and D (9 units): Look for GEOG courses that also satisfy Major requirements.  Students entering the major with the AA-T in Geography are not required to fulfill SF State Studies requirements. Complementary Studies: consult with a department advisor on how transfer units and/or SF State units can be applied to ensure degree completion within 60 units. Geography Major: 30–33 Units     GEOG 101 - GEOG 102 met in transfer. Major Core (6–9 units): GEOG 205 (if not met in transfer), GEOG 500GW , and GEOG 690 Distribution Requirement (12 upper division units): Choose one course from four different areas: Physical Environment (310–399 level); Human Geography (400 level); Human-Environment Interaction in a Regional Context; Geographic Techniques (601–639) OR Applied Geography (640–668). Focus of Interest (12 units): Choose upper division courses organized around a coherent theme in consultation with an advisor. University Electives: Nine or More Units Depends on course choices made at the community college, how transferred units are applied to the requirements above, and course choices at SF State. Some courses may meet more than one requirement, e.g. in both UD GE and the major.

Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science

...all advanced GIS classes. The GWAR course ( GEOG 500GW ) focuses on the physical and human...