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Geography

Available at the Columbus, Grand Island and Hastings campuses
  • GeographyWe offer geography courses as part of our Academic Transfer program for students who plan to complete a bachelor’s degree in geography or the social sciences. The courses also meet requirements in other programs. 

    The Cultural Geography course focuses on the origins, movements and regions of cultures. Language, religion, and ethnicity, as well as economic, political and historical development are explored.

    The Introduction to Geographic Information Systems course focuses on applying spatial analysis to address questions and solve problems.

    • At 2017-18 tuition and fee rates, completing the 60 credits required for an associate of science degree costs:

      Nebraska residents - $6,000
      Non-residents - $8,640

      These costs are for tuition and fees only for the program of study as listed in the CCC online catalog. It does not include the cost of foundations courses, retaking courses or taking courses in addition to those required for the degree. It does not include the cost of books, supplies, tools, computers or other items that may be required.

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    • Finish in 2 years by completing 15 credits a semester for 4 semesters

      The length of time to complete a program is based on a student taking only the courses required for the program as listed in our online catalog. It does not include the cost of foundations courses that may be required based on COMPASS, ASSET or ACT scores, retaking courses or taking courses that are not required by your program of study.

      Your adviser will develop a plan of study to meet your personal needs.

    • Career Coach(3)Students in the Academic Transfer program typically transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a bachelor's degree before entering the workforce. Check out Career Coach to learn about job openings, pay and career outlook in geography.