Chemeketa offers more than ten geography classes to help fulfill the social science requirement of our transfer degrees.
topics Social Sciences
Skills & InterestFiguring Things Out
Why choose Geography?
Geography is the science of space and place. It tries to make sense of our changing world. Geography asks big questions –
- Where are people, places, and activities located?
- Why are they located there?
- How does location affect our lives?
Geography gives you the perspective to answer these questions. You will gain a solid knowledge of our world.
What will you learn?
- Human-environment relations
- Culture-landscape relations
- Culture-economic development and sustainability
- Map reading
- Geography of the developing world
- Geography of Oregon
- Geography of US & Canada
- Geography of the Middle East
What will you do?
Geography is helpful in career fields like –
- Economic development
- International trade
- Natural resource management