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Geography

Geography is the study of Earth's landscapes, peoples, places and environments. It is about the world in which we live. Geography is divided into two main branches: human geography and physical geography. There are additional branches in geography such as regional geography, cartography, and integrated geography.​

Career Options


Career options​ for students who get a degree in geography include: land developer, cartographer, emergency management planner, location analyst, operations manager, environmental consultant, planning and development surveyor, city planner, and surveying and mapping technician.​

Faculty Voice

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Starlene Justice Starlene Justice


Starlene Justice is Professor of Geography at Norco College. “I'm passionate about sharing the wonders of the natural world with my students,” said Justice.







Academic Programs in Geography


The academic maps below will give you an idea of the classes you need to take. However, please meet with a counselor to personalize your education plan.

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Suggested Initial Coursework​​
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Associate of Arts Degree - Area of Emphasis (AOE)
in Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) - CSU Pathway

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Additional Resources

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​​​​​Riverside Community College District General Education (RCCD GE) Requirements (PLAN A)​​​​
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​​​California State University General Education (CSU GE) Requirements (PLAN B)
For students who would like to transfer to a campus in the California State University (CSU) system
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​​​​​Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) Requirements (PLAN C)
For students who would like to transfer to a campus in either the California State University (CSU) or University of California (UC) system
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Contact Information

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​​Chair
Stanley Tyler
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Dean
Jason Parks
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​Instructional Department Specialist
Susan Lafferty
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Admin. Assistant to the Dean
Martha Ramirez
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Full-Time Faculty
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Starlene Justice
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