Matched 8 Courses / 13 Classes

Introduction to Physical Geography Lecture (GPH111) 3 Credits

Earth's physical processes and impacts on human environments via the atmosphere, biosphere, lithosphere and hydrosphere. Topics include severe weather, climate change, biomes and ecosystems, landform processes; mountain building and erosion by rivers, glaciers, waves and wind.
Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: SQ

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
28098 Spring 2021 Scottsdale
On Your Time Online
Online 03/22/2021 - 05/14/2021 N/A N/A
  • P. Weser
Open
1 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: On Your Time Online classes do not meet at specific class times. Coursework must be completed according to deadlines. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified.
      Students enrolling in Lecture Class 28098 may also enroll in the Lab Class GPH112-28100.
      GPH111 and GPH112 taken concurrently is equivalent to GPH113.
      8-Week Class
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
      Instructor can be contacted at paul.weser@scottsdalecc.edu.
      Class 28098 costs include GPH Course Fee: $15

Introduction to Physical Geography Lab (GPH112) 1 Credit

Earth's physical processes and impacts on the human environment via the atmosphere, biosphere, lithosphere and hydrosphere. Practical experiences include earth-sun relationships, weather, climate, biomes, landform processes; mountain building and erosion by rivers, glaciers, waves and wind, topographic maps. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in GPH111 or Corequisites: GPH111.

General Education Designations: SQ

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
28100 Spring 2021 Scottsdale
On Your Time Online
Online 03/22/2021 - 05/14/2021 N/A N/A
  • P. Weser
Open
1 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: 8-Week Class
      On Your Time Online classes do not meet at specific class times. Coursework must be completed according to deadlines. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified.
      Students enrolling in Lab Class 28100 may also enroll in the Lecture Class GPH111-28098.
      GPH111 and GPH112 taken concurrently is equivalent to GPH113.
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Introduction to Physical Geography (GPH113) 4 Credits

Earth's physical processes and impacts on human environments via the atmosphere, biosphere, lithosphere and hydrosphere. Topics and practical experiences include severe weather, climate change, biomes and ecosystems, landform processes; mountain building and erosion by rivers, glaciers, waves and wind, topographic maps. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: SQ

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
20030 Spring 2021 Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates: 01/19/2021 - 03/01/2021 N/A N/A
  • D. Worth
Open
4 of 25 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Fourteen (14) Week Class
      8-week class option available
    • Additional Class Notes: Formerly GPH111: Effective Fall 2017, the course number of GPH111 Lecture and Lab combined was changed to GPH113 Lecture and Lab combined.
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
25665 Spring 2021 Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates: 03/08/2021 - 04/26/2021 N/A N/A
  • D. Worth
Open
20 of 25 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Fourteen (14) Week Class
      8-week class option available
    • Additional Class Notes: Formerly GPH111: Effective Fall 2017, the course number of GPH111 Lecture and Lab combined was changed to GPH113 Lecture and Lab combined.
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
21936 Spring 2021 Rio Salado
Print Based
Print Based : You can start on any Monday between dates: 01/19/2021 - 03/01/2021 N/A N/A
  • S. Bullen
Open
10 of 25 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Fourteen (14) Week Class
      This is a correspondence class. Only the cost of tuition, fees and books is permitted for financial aid. Students pursuing a certificate program are not permitted to receive federal financial aid for correspondence classes. Students cannot complete more than 50% of their program of study via correspondence courses. If you use financial aid to pay for school, please review Section II of your Financial Aid Terms and Conditions at the following web site:
      https://www.riosalado.edu/students/financial-aid/legal-disclosure/terms-and-conditions
    • Additional Class Notes: Formerly GPH111: Effective Fall 2017, the course number of GPH111 Lecture and Lab combined was changed to GPH113 Lecture and Lab combined.
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
21938 Spring 2021 Rio Salado
Print Based
Print Based : You can start on any Monday between dates: 03/08/2021 - 04/26/2021 N/A N/A
  • S. Bullen
Open
25 of 25 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Fourteen (14) Week Class
      This is a correspondence class. Only the cost of tuition, fees and books is permitted for financial aid. Students pursuing a certificate program are not permitted to receive federal financial aid for correspondence classes. Students cannot complete more than 50% of their program of study via correspondence courses. If you use financial aid to pay for school, please review Section II of your Financial Aid Terms and Conditions at the following web site:
      https://www.riosalado.edu/students/financial-aid/legal-disclosure/terms-and-conditions
    • Additional Class Notes: Formerly GPH111: Effective Fall 2017, the course number of GPH111 Lecture and Lab combined was changed to GPH113 Lecture and Lab combined.

Society and Environment (GPH210) 3 Credits

Principles of physical geography relating to environmental problems pertinent to contemporary society. Pollution, maladjusted land use, resource exploitation. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ENG101, or ENG107, or equivalent.

General Education Designations: G

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
34259 Spring 2021 Mesa
Online Course
Online 03/22/2021 - 05/14/2021 N/A N/A
  • E. Larson-Keagy
Open
14 of 25 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified.

      Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.
      Class 34259 Students may contact instructor at: elizabeth.larson@mesacc.edu

Landform Processes (GPH211) 4 Credits

Geographic characteristics of landforms and earth surface processes emphasizing erosion, transportation, deposition and implications for human management of the environment. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ENG101, or ENG107, or equivalent.

General Education Designations: SQ

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
30557 Spring 2021 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 03/22/2021 - 05/14/2021 N/A N/A
  • J. Douglass
Open
4 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Flex Start Class
      Online courses require reliable internet access. If you have not taken an online course or used the Canvas Classroom, go to https://www.paradisevalley.edu/academics/distance-learning/online-briefing to read the Online Briefing and take the tutorial. Contact Distance Learning for more information: 602-787-6750.

      Online classes do not meet at specific class times. Coursework must be completed according to deadlines. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device.
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
    • Lab Notes: Students enrolling in class 30557 must also enroll in the following lab:
      Class 30558 held Online (J. Douglass)

Introduction to Meteorology Laboratory I (GPH214) 1 Credit

Basic meteorological and climatological measurements. Note: General Education Designation: Natural Sciences (Quantitative) - [SQ] in combination with: GPH212 Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: GPH212.

General Education Designations: SQ

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
35708 Spring 2021 Glendale
Online Class
Online 03/08/2021 - 05/14/2021 N/A N/A
  • L. Newman
Open
6 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Flex Start Class
      8-Week class
      ONLINE
      Online classes are completely asynchronous but may include optional synchronous components such as review sessions, office hours, etc.

      Students are required to have access to a computer/mobile device and Internet access, and a webcam may be necessary for specific classes.
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
      Class 35708 costs include GPH Course Fee: $2

Service-Learning Experience in Physical Geography (GPH282AA) 1 Credit

Unpaid Service-Learning (SL) experience, completed with approved community partner. Note: GPH282AA may be repeated for a total of six (6) credit hours. Standard grading available according to procedures outlined in catalog Prerequisites: Permission of Instructor.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
32006 Spring 2021 Mesa: Dobson Campus
Instructor Office
Field Based 03/22/2021 - 05/14/2021 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
5 of 5 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
33396 Spring 2021 Mesa: Dobson Campus
SD Instructor Office
Field Based 03/01/2021 - 05/14/2021 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
5 of 5 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
33402 Spring 2021 Mesa: Dobson Campus
SD Instructor Office
Field Based 03/22/2021 - 05/14/2021 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
5 of 5 Seats Available

Special Projects (GPH298AC) 3 Credits

Organized and tailored around the interests and needs of the individual student. Structured to provide an atmosphere of individualized research and study paralleled by professional expertise and guidance. Professional-type facilities and equipment are available for student use. Allows the best aspects of independent study and individualized learning to be combined to maximize student development. Prerequisites: Permission of Program Director or Instructor.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
34240 Spring 2021 Mesa: Dobson Campus
Instructor Office
In Person 03/22/2021 - 05/14/2021 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
10 of 10 Seats Available