Geography

Associate in Arts
Transfer Degree
Cost
$10,816*

Bridge social & natural sciences

Discover how people relate with the planet

Expand your horizons and nourish your curiosity about the world around you with a degree in geography at College of Lake County. Build a solid grasp of the delicate balance between the social, natural and environmental sciences as you prepare to transfer to a 4-year institution.

Find solutions and help people improve the planet. Geography opens doors to versatile, difference-making career paths in business, government, education and nonprofits.

What can you do with an A.A. in Geography?

The Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree in Geography prepares you to transfer and complete a bachelor’s degree in geography, environmental sciences or related fields. After you graduate, here are some careers to consider.

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.

Career Outlook

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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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Recommended Pathway

Students are strongly encouraged to meet with their College and Career Navigator (CCN) to identify coursework that will meet degree requirements based on individual academic goals. View degree requirements in the college catalog.

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  • Credit for prior learning available
  • Dual credit options available
  • Global citizenship
  • Online/Virtual options available
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    CLC 120 2
    ENG 121 3
    GEG 120 4
    MTH 141 3
    BIO 140 3
    • Course Code CLC 120
      Course Title
      Credits 2
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code ENG 121
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code GEG 120
      Course Title
      Credits 4
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code MTH 141
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code BIO 140
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    ENG 122 3
    ANT 121 3
    ECO 221 3
    HST 121 3
    GEG 122 3
    • Course Code ENG 122
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code ANT 121
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code ECO 221
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code HST 121
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code GEG 122
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    CMM 121 3
    GEG 123 3
    HST 122 3
    THE 121 3
    HUM 127 3
    • Course Code CMM 121
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code GEG 123
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code HST 122
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code THE 121
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code HUM 127
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    HUM 141 3
    ESC 124 3
    ESC 128 3
    ESC 129 3
    ESC 140 3
    • Course Code HUM 141
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code ESC 124
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code ESC 128
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code ESC 129
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code ESC 140
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights

Total Credit Hours

60


Learn how CLC helps you transfer

Start at CLC and continue with a 4-year school to earn your bachelor's degree. CLC has partnerships with many colleges and universities, covering a wide range of programs.

Our Guaranteed Transfer Partnerships (GTAs) with a select number of schools guarantee admission to students who meet specific criteria.



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Geography at CLC

Get the bigger picture

This transfer degree is just one possible way to study science. Get the bigger picture—degrees, credentials and extra options.

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Frequently asked questions

*Cost includes tuition and other fees, including books and materials before financial aid is applied, such as grants, loans or scholarships. There are many opportunities for financial assistance at CLC. Learn more about Cost of Attendance.

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