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

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:  AC-232

Telephone: (805) 378-1459

  • Julius Sokenu, Dean
  • Mary Anne Beck, Administrative Assistant

Department Chair

  • Robert Keil, telephone (805) 553-4647

Full-time Faculty

  • Andrea Ehrgott
  • Michael Walegur 

Part-time Faculty

  • Kathy Duret
  • Gil Dewart
  • Anthony Harju


Counselors who specialize in Geography, Chuck Brinkman, Danita Redd (Physical), Donny Munshower, can be contacted through the Counseling Office.

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