GEOG Courses

Opposite each course title are three numbers such as 3-2-4. The first number indicates the number of regular classroom hours for the course each week; the second number indicates the number of laboratory hours per week; and the third number indicates the hours of credit awarded for the successful completion of the course. Listed in parentheses at the end of each course description is the term(s) that the course is normally offered. F=Fall, S=Spring, and M=Summer.

The college reserves the right to cancel or delete any course with insufficient enrollment.


GEOG 1100. Introduction to Geography. 3-0-3 Units.

Offers a broad introduction to the field of geography, with its various traditions, subfields, and associated technologies. Topic areas covered include the multiple aspects of cultural and physical geography and tools used in the discipline.
Prerequisites: ENGL 0999 unless exempt.

GEOG 1101. Intro to Human Geography. 3-0-3 Units.

Introduces the study of world geography with attention given to demographic, political, cultural, economic, and environmental characteristics of regions of the world.
Prerequisites: ENGL 0999 unless exempt.

GEOG 1111. Intro to Physical Geography. 3-0-3 Units.

Introduces the basic principles of geography as related to the physical elements of the human environment and area distribution throughout the world. Includes maps and locations, weather, climate, and natural resources.
Prerequisites: ENGL 0999 unless exempt.

GEOG 2330. Heritage Tourism. 3-0-3 Units.

Provides an overview of heritage tourism, tourism that focuses on the cultural and natural heritage of a region. Topics may include archaeological sites, indigenous culture, agriculture and foodways, industrial landscapes, religious sites, diaspora, and dark tourism interspersed with case studies from the Greater Chattanooga region and Georgia.
Prerequisites: HIST 2111 or 2112.

GEOG 3310. Historical Geography. 3-0-3 Units.

Investigates the changing landscape of North America from the Pre-Columbian era to the present. Surveys past places, spaces, regions, movements, environments, and landscapes.
Prerequisites: HIST 2111 or HIST 2112.

GEOG 3320. The African Americas. 3-0-3 Units.

Examines the influence of African peoples on regional formation in the Americas with a focus on the biophysical landscape and African adaptation/relationships, the geographic imagination of African American regions, and the relational approach in defining African American regional formation.
Prerequisites: HIST 2111 or 2112.