The study of “place” helps students understand the relationship between the natural environment and human societies.
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What you’ll learn
The geography transfer interest area at Lane can help prepare you to transfer to a four year institution. Once enrolled, you’ll work with your advisor to build a degree plan specific to your goals.
Transfer Interest Area
Through the study of geography, you’ll explore cultural and natural patterns and the relationships between people and the places and spaces in which they live. Geographers investigate reasons to explain "why" cultural and natural patterns exist in particular areas. Geography courses are designed to help you become more aware of the nature and diversity of environments, and cultural practices that impact the world.
WHAT YOU'LL LEARN
- Explore relationships between people and places they live
- Use maps, graphs and mapping technology to collect and organize patterns of human geography
- Apply theories to understand physical environment
- Use technology to map out spatial patterns and impact on natural disasters
Earning your Associate of Arts, Oregon Transfer (AAOT) degree at Lane with a focus in geography will provide you with the credits you need to transfer to leading four year institutions for more in-depth study. Our AAOT degree offers you the flexibility to choose courses that interest you while meeting university lower division general education requirements.
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