Geography

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Traffic jam in the Eastern Sierra. Note the donkey herding the sheep.
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Associate in Arts for Transfer, Geography

Short-Term Departmental Certificate, Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

The Geography program at Lake Tahoe Community College provides students with general background knowledge through lecture, lab, and field-based courses. Students will gain a broader understanding of their physical environment and the interconnectedness between it and other disciplines.


    Yosemite Fieldtrip atop Limbert Dome

Program Learning Outcomes

• Demonstrate familiarity with major concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings, and historical trends in geography.

 

• Evaluate how human activities are not only influenced by the physical world, but also how these activities influence our natural environment.

 

• Communicate the complexity of society and the natural environment into its component interconnected systems.