Geography (GEO)

GEO 115 Intro to Physical Geography fulfills the physical sciences requirement for the Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, and Associate in Fine Arts degrees.

GEO 115 Intro to Physical Geography also fulfills the science requirement for the Liberal Studies degree.

GEO 116 Human Geography and GEO 216 Geography of the Developing World fulfill the social sciences requirement for the Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, Associate in Fine Arts, and Associate in Engineering Science degrees.

All GEO 116 Human Geography and GEO 216 Geography of the Developing World may be used to fulfill the social sciences requirement for the Associate in Liberal Studies and Associate of Applied Science degrees.

All GEO courses numbered 100 and above may also be applied to the major field and elective requirement for the AA and AS degrees.

GEO 115 Intro to Physical Geography (3)(3,0)

^ A survey of the physical environment and its effects on humanity. Topics include weather, climate, winds, rivers, oceans, earthquakes, volcanos, and glaciers. (1.1) Fulfills the ECC/IAI General Education/Physical Sciences requirement. IAI Course Number P1 909 Proficiency Credit Available Pass/No Credit Not Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $421 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Reading: Grade of C or better in RDG 091 or LTC 099, or satisfaction of other placement criteria. Math: Grade of C or better in MTH 095, MTH 098, or MTH 099, or satisfaction of other placement criteria.

Semester(s) Offered: Fall and Spring

GEO 116 Human Geography (3)(3,0)

A survey of the many ways humanity has adapted to the various environments and the effects of human populations on the earth. Topics include population, race, religion, language, political, and economic systems. (1.1) Fulfills the ECC/IAI General Education/Social Sciences requirement. IAI Course Number: S4 900N Proficiency Credit Available (2 C) Pass/No Credit Not Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Reading: Grade of C or better in RDG 091 or LTC 099, or satisfaction of other placement criteria. Writing: Grade of C or better in ENG 098 or LTC 099 or satisfaction of other placement criteria.+

Semester(s) Offered: Fall, Spring and Summer

GEO 216 Geography of the Developing World (3)(3,0)

This class looks at the relationship between the less developed regions of the world in relation to resources, population, and migration in the context of globalization and seeks to understand the underlying causes of underdevelopment as well as the prospects for development in the future. (1.1) IAI General Education: S4 902N Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Reading: Grade of C or better in RDG 091 or LTC 099, or satisfaction of other placement criteria. Writing: Grade of C or better in ENG 098 or LTC 099 or satisfaction of other placement criteria.+

Semester(s) Offered: Fall and Spring