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GEOG 1301 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Physical Geography
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: The physical composition of the earth is surveyed. Topics include weather, climate, topography, plant and animal life, land, and the sea. Emphasis is on the earth in space, use of maps and charts, and place geography. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 4507015125


GEOG 1302 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, NLC, RLC

Cultural Geography
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Core Curriculum course selected by the colleges of DCCCD.
Course Description: This course focuses on the development of regional variations of culture. Topics include the distribution of races, religions, and languages. Aspects of material culture are also included. Emphasis is on origins and diffusion. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 4507015125


GEOG 1303 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, EFC, NLC, RLC

World Regional Geography
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Core Curriculum course selected by the colleges of DCCCD.
Course Description: A study of major developing and developed regions with emphasis on awareness of prevailing world conditions and developments, including emerging conditions and trends, and awareness of diversity of ideas and practices to be found in those regions. Course content may include one or more regions. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 4507015325


GEOG 1304 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Geography of Middle America
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: This course focuses on the regional study of the physical and cultural geography of Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 4507015325


GEOG 1305 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Geography of North America
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: This course focuses on the regional study of the physical and cultural geography of the United States and Canada. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 4507015325


GEOG 2312 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, EFC

Economic Geography
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Core Curriculum course selected by the colleges of DCCCD.
Course Description: The relation of humans to their environment is studied. Included is the use of natural resources. Problems of production, manufacturing, and distributing goods are explored. Primitive subsistence and commercialism are considered. This course is cross-listed as Economics 2311. The student may register for either Geography 2312 or Economics 2311 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 4507015225



Academic Courses
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for transfer among community colleges and state public four year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.

WECM Courses
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four-year colleges and universities.


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