Geography is the study of Earth's landscapes, peoples, places and environments. It provides a knowledge of the Earth's physical and human systems and of the interdependency of living things and physical environments. The Associates of Arts Degree in Geography is designed for students who are planning to transfer to a four-year college or university and pursue baccalaureate degree programs in geography or related fields. The curriculum fulfills the freshman and sophomore general education requirements for most four-year colleges and universities. In addition, the program offers a one-year certificate in Geographic Information Systems. As part of this degree program, students must complete the requirements of the Ohio Transfer Module in order to graduate.
Ample opportunities exist for students with a degree in geography. The US Department of Labor projects "much faster than average growth in excess of 20% or more, in jobs for geographers, and other geographic professionals. A list of possible careers include: Environmental Scientist/ Analyst, Natural Resource Management, Urban and Regional Planning, Education, GIS Analyst, Tourism, International Development, Marketing Analyst, Demographer, Park Ranger and Environmental Conservation. Note: Some career opportunities may require more than a two years of college study.
Completion of this program guarantees completion of the Ohio Transfer Module (OTM). OTM courses are guaranteed to transfer to any public institution in Ohio on a course-by-course basis or in total.
Formal articulation agreements with other colleges and universities indicate how Sinclair programs and courses will transfer to other institutions.
|CIS 2165||Database Management||3|
|COM 2206||Interpersonal Communication||3|
|ENG 1101||English Composition I||3|
|ENG 1201||English Composition II||3|
|GEO 1101||Human Geography||3|
|GEO 1102||Physical Geography||4|
|GEO 1107||Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS)||4|
|GEO 1209||Introduction to Cartography||4|
|GEO 2210||Advanced Spatial Analysis||4|
|GLG 1101||General Geology I||4|
|GLG 1111||Lab for General Geology I||0|
|HUM 1135||Environmental Ethics||3|
|SCC 1101||First Year Experience||1|
|Ohio Transfer Module: Social & Behavioral Sciences Elective||3|
|Ohio Transfer Module: Arts & Humanities Elective||3|
|(MAT 1450 OR MAT 1470)||3 - 4|
|(GEO 1201 OR GEO 1208)||3|