Physical Sciences/Physics/Astronomy/Geography/Geology Department
Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs)

Physical Sciences/Physics/Astronomy/Geography/Geology SLOs

Geography

Associate in Arts in Geography for Transfer SLO#1. describe the various components of the Geosystems and explain how they interact.

SLO#2. explain the interaction between physical and human components of the environment and how the nature of interaction varies in different parts of the world.

SLO#3. describe the role and significance of geospatial techniques in assessing and mapping the physical and cultural environments.

SLO#4. describe the characteristics of different cultural realms and demonstrate a respect for diversity that exists between and among cultural realms.


Associate in arts degree in Social/Cultural Geography (Datatel code AA.SGEO.D)
SLO#1. describe the spatial organization of the world's peoples, nations, cultural environments.

SLO#2. compare and contrast the levels of economic development and their underlying environmental and cultural factors.

SLO#3. demonstrate a global view with appreciation for diverse cultures and societies.


Associate in science degree in Geographic Information Systems/Global Positioning System (Datatel code AS.GEOGS.D)
SLO#1. analyze the inter-disciplinary applications of GIS, GPS, and remote sensing.

SLO#2. synthesize data from various sources and different formats for spatial analyses.

SLO#3. apply spatial tools and techniques in a research or work environment.


Associate in science degree in Meteorology (Datatel code AS.MET.D)
SLO#1. describe the structure and properties of the atmosphere and atmospheric circulation systems.

SLO#2. develop and explain a forecast in the short to medium time range.

SLO#3. demonstrate the ability to apply atmospheric studies to interdisciplinary and practical applications for commercial and public needs.


Associate in science degree in Physical Geography (Datatel code AS.PGEO.D)
SLO#1. demonstrate proficiency in the use of field data collection and mapping techniques.

SLO#2. compare and contrast the interactions between the natural environment and human activities.

SLO#3. demonstrate a grounding in the modern technical skills of the discipline, including computer cartography, geographic information systems and global positioning systems.


Certificate of achievement in Geographic Information Systems/Global Positioning System (Datatel code CA.GEOGS.D)
SLO#1. analyze the inter-disciplinary applications of GIS, GPS, and remote sensing.

SLO#2. apply spatial tools and techniques in a research or work environment.

SLO#3. synthesize data from various sources and different formats for spatial analyses.


Certificate of accomplishment in Geographic Information Systems/Global Positioning System (Datatel code CC.GEOGS.D)
SLO#1. analyze the inter-disciplinary applications of GIS, GPS, and remote sensing.

SLO#2. synthesize data from various sources and different formats for spatial analyses.

SLO#3. apply spatial tools and techniques in a research or work environment.


Geology

Associate in science degree in Geology (Datatel code AS.GEOL.D)
SLO#1. identify, describe, and classify earth materials, formations, and structures and interpret them in terms of geologic processes.

SLO#2. synthesize information from a variety of physical science disciplines to solve geologic problems.

SLO#3. develop and demonstrate analytical and critical thinking skills required for transfer into a four-year geologic science program.


Associate in Science in Geology for Transfer SLO#1. identify, describe, and classify earth materials, formations, and structures and interpret them in terms of geologic processes.

SLO#2. synthesize information from a variety of physical science disciplines to solve geologic problems.

SLO#3. develop and demonstrate analytical and critical thinking skills required for transfer into a four-year geologic science program.


Physics

Associate in Science in Geology for Transfer SLO#1. identify, describe, and classify earth materials, formations, and structures and interpret them in terms of geologic processes.

SLO#2. synthesize information from a variety of physical science disciplines to solve geologic problems.

SLO#3. develop and demonstrate analytical and critical thinking skills required for transfer into a four-year geologic science program.


SLOs updated Jul 8, 2015 6:58:04 AM

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