Geography

Examine Earth and all the spaces we occupy

Take your natural fascination with this planet and travel back through time to learn how early civilizations sought and created methods of survival. Carving out a livelihood underground or above, humanity’s use of land inspired cottage industries that spread worldwide over centuries.

Necessity led to innovation. Now, the way people move about their surroundings influences everyday living. Tourism, sustainability, engineering and even playgrounds are touched by Geography.

Once you identify your desired 4-year university or college, save money as you complete your Associate in Arts with courses that meet the school’s requirements. Then, map out your career path!

Why study Geography with us?


Your instructors know you by name—not by number. At CLC, the instructors are teachers first, and researchers second. They dedicate their careers to helping you learn and understand the relationship between science, the environment and the way we live.

You learn the same material studied at 4-year schools, while you receive the personal attention and feedback possible only in small class sizes.

Work with our Academic Success Advisors to plan your transfer to a 4-year institution. We can recommend schools that fit your future goals.

Highlights

  • Financial Aid/Scholarships Available

    Based on need and/or achievement. Explore ways to pay for college.
  • Transfer Degree

    Save on your first 2 years and transfer your credits to the 4-year school of your choice.
  • Program Length: 2 Years

    Full-time students finish in 2 years.

Transfer Degree

For students planning to transfer to a 4-year college or university for a bachelor’s degree.

These programs are built around general education classes that lead to an associate degree designed to transfer to a 4-year school. CLC participates in the Illinois Articulation Initiative (IAI) to ensure that approved courses will transfer to other participating colleges and universities. Transfer degrees typically take 2 years* to complete.

*Assumes full-time enrollment.

Need help?

A College & Career Navigator (CCN) is ready to answer your questions and assist with your application, academic program selection, class enrollment and connecting you with resources as needed, making your journey at CLC smoother.

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Courses in the program

Build your foundation with math and geography courses. Then, mix in some fine arts and humanities electives that match your interests and goals.

Meet our instructors

Experience the benefit of small class sizes and personalized instruction from your CLC instructors.



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Be debt-free at CLC

CLC has some of the lowest tuition around. Financial aid and scholarships are available—even for working adults.

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Discover majors and career paths to complement and extend your intuitive interests and abilities.

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