Geography

Geography is the study of place and space. It is the description of land, sea, and air, and the distribution of plant and animal life including humans and their activities.  A comprehensive set of undergraduate courses fulfill the general education and transfer requirements of students through day, evening, late-start offerings, and online courses. 

Please select from the listings below to view the course objectives and expected student learning outcomes for each course:

        * GEOG M01 - Physical Geography
        * GEOG M01L - Physical Geography Lab
        * GEOG M02 - Cultural Geography
        * GEOG M03 - World Regional Geography
        * GEOG M03H - Honors: World Regional Geography
        * GEOG M10 - Geography of California 

The most rapidly increasing area of employment for people trained in geography involves planning at all levels: local, regional, and national. A background in geography is an asset in education, travel, recreation, industry, and international commerce.

Check out the Moorpark College weather station - created and maintained by the Geography Department!

Department Administration and Staff

Office:  EATM 212

Telephone: (805) 378-1459

  • Kim Hoffmans, Dean
  • Dominga Chavez, Administrative Assistant

Department Chair

  • Robert Keil, telephone (805) 378-1400, ext. 1765

Full-time Faculty

A list of full-time faculty offices, telephone extensions and Fall 2012 office hours.

Andrea Ehrgott, Michael Walegur 

Part-time Faculty

Part-time faculty list their contact information for students on their course syllabi.  In addition, students can leave a message for a particular instructor with the division office by calling (805) 378-1572.

Counselors

Counselors who specialize in Geography, Chuck Brinkman and Candace Payton, can be contacted through the Counseling Office.

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