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Courses, Degrees, & Certificates

Review the Course Descriptions and select a Degree or Certificate to learn more about requirements and outcomes.

Course Descriptions 

  • Applied Geography A.A.S. (R): 344
    This curriculum is designed primarily for the student who desires to pursue a profession in geography, cartography, geographic education, or geographic information systems (GIS). The curriculum provides the student with an opportunity to test his or her interests prior to making a commitment for advanced study. Completion of all requirements will lead to the A.A.S.
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  • Cartography and Geographic Information Systems Certificate (R): 184
    Training in cartography and geographic information systems enables the student to develop, construct, and use maps and other imagery to solve problems relating to the earth, its resources and development. These skills are used by professionals employed in federal mapping and related agencies in the Washington metropolitan region.
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  • Geographic Education Certificate (R): 183
    This certificate curriculum is designed primarily for the student who desires to pursue a profession in geographic education. Geographic education is a specialization in the field of geography. This facet of the curriculum is for students seeking to pursue a degree in teaching or to provide exposure to geographic concepts and methodology for teachers seeking to meet certification requirements in Montgomery County and Maryland. This curriculum provides students with an opportunity to test their interest prior to making a commitment for advanced study. Course work in this curriculum will involve fieldwork, use of computer technology, mapping exercises, and extensive reading.
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