Geography studies a specific area, including the economy, social conditions, climate and topography.
Within the geology field, there are different areas of focus - mineralogists who study rocks, minerals and stones; paleontologists who determine what the earth was like during prehistoric times; and ecologists who strive to protect the environment, are just a few.
The study of geography is important to many career fields, including urban and regional planning, business, agriculture, climatology, meteorology, cartography, Geographical Information Systems (GIS), government intelligence and defense, and natural resource management.
While MCC does not offer a degree in this field, these lower division (freshman/sophomore level) courses move with you to a four year college or university and depending on your chosen major may apply toward your degree or as an elective.
Check with your transfer school and your MCC academic advisor for the most accurate and timely transfer information.