Geography Courses

Study Geography

Please see our Geography Department for more information.

Note: Mission College does not offer an AS/AA degree or Certificate of Achievement in Geography.


Mission College Admissions
Geography at Mission

Courses may or may not be available each semester.


GEO - Geography
GEO-001: Introduction to Physical Geography (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

This course examines the interactions among weather and climate, water resources, landforms, and living things. Human impact on all aspects of the physical environment and use of geospatial technology are explored.

5A - IGETC Physical Sciences, AB - AA-AS Natural Sciences, B1 - CSU Physical Sciences, CSU - California State University, UC - University of California

GEO-002: Introduction to Cultural Geography (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

This course examines human interactions with the natural environment and how the interactions shape the cultural landscape. Its focus is on describing and analyzing how and why population distribution, migration/mobility, languages, religions, folk/popular cultures, political systems, and economic activities vary from place to place.

4 - IGETC Social & Behavioral Sci, AD1 - AA-AS Social & Behavioral Sci, CSU - California State University, D - CSU Social & Behavior Sci, UC - University of California

GEO-006: World Regional Geography (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

World Regional Geography deals with the study of a particular group of world regions or realms as each compares with the rest of the world in terms of both physical and cultural landscapes. It uses the fundamental geographic concepts and themes to provide a framework for understanding development patterns around the world. Development is viewed from the perspective of the natural environment that provides the basis for development as well as the cultural, social, political, and the economic factors that vary from region to region.

4 - IGETC Social & Behavioral Sci, AD1 - AA-AS Social & Behavioral Sci, CSU - California State University, D - CSU Social & Behavior Sci, UC - University of California