AALS | Associate of Arts in Liberal Studies

Associate Degree Courses at CalSouthern

The following associate degree courses comprise the curriculum of CalSouthern’s Associate of Arts in Liberal Studies (AALS) program. If you have questions regarding any of these associates degree courses, or about CalSouthern’s AALS program, please contact an Enrollment Advisor today.

English

NS 1203 Physical Geography

Credits : 3

This course examines spatial elements of the physical environment; its air, water, climate, landforms, rocks, soils, plants, ecosystems, and biomes – and how we interact with these elements. Learners are introduced to the nature and characteristics of these elements, their distribution over the earth, and their interrelationships. It is the study of the natural world around you.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Explain how various landscapes are formed.
  • Describe the elements of weather and climate.
  • Explain the general circulation of the atmosphere.
  • Describe the major climate types and the effect transeint atmospheric flows and disturbances have on them.
  • Assess the cycles and patterns in the biosphere.
  • Distinguish between the different zoogeographic regions
  • Evaluate the effects of internal processes on the landscape.
  • Explain the erosion process and its impact on the landscape.
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Practices ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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Humanities

NS 1203 Physical Geography

Credits : 3

This course examines spatial elements of the physical environment; its air, water, climate, landforms, rocks, soils, plants, ecosystems, and biomes – and how we interact with these elements. Learners are introduced to the nature and characteristics of these elements, their distribution over the earth, and their interrelationships. It is the study of the natural world around you.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Explain how various landscapes are formed.
  • Describe the elements of weather and climate.
  • Explain the general circulation of the atmosphere.
  • Describe the major climate types and the effect transeint atmospheric flows and disturbances have on them.
  • Assess the cycles and patterns in the biosphere.
  • Distinguish between the different zoogeographic regions
  • Evaluate the effects of internal processes on the landscape.
  • Explain the erosion process and its impact on the landscape.
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Practices ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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Mathematics

NS 1203 Physical Geography

Credits : 3

This course examines spatial elements of the physical environment; its air, water, climate, landforms, rocks, soils, plants, ecosystems, and biomes – and how we interact with these elements. Learners are introduced to the nature and characteristics of these elements, their distribution over the earth, and their interrelationships. It is the study of the natural world around you.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Explain how various landscapes are formed.
  • Describe the elements of weather and climate.
  • Explain the general circulation of the atmosphere.
  • Describe the major climate types and the effect transeint atmospheric flows and disturbances have on them.
  • Assess the cycles and patterns in the biosphere.
  • Distinguish between the different zoogeographic regions
  • Evaluate the effects of internal processes on the landscape.
  • Explain the erosion process and its impact on the landscape.
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Practices ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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Natural Science

NS 1203 Physical Geography

Credits : 3

This course examines spatial elements of the physical environment; its air, water, climate, landforms, rocks, soils, plants, ecosystems, and biomes – and how we interact with these elements. Learners are introduced to the nature and characteristics of these elements, their distribution over the earth, and their interrelationships. It is the study of the natural world around you.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Explain how various landscapes are formed.
  • Describe the elements of weather and climate.
  • Explain the general circulation of the atmosphere.
  • Describe the major climate types and the effect transeint atmospheric flows and disturbances have on them.
  • Assess the cycles and patterns in the biosphere.
  • Distinguish between the different zoogeographic regions
  • Evaluate the effects of internal processes on the landscape.
  • Explain the erosion process and its impact on the landscape.
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Practices ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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Social Science

NS 1203 Physical Geography

Credits : 3

This course examines spatial elements of the physical environment; its air, water, climate, landforms, rocks, soils, plants, ecosystems, and biomes – and how we interact with these elements. Learners are introduced to the nature and characteristics of these elements, their distribution over the earth, and their interrelationships. It is the study of the natural world around you.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Explain how various landscapes are formed.
  • Describe the elements of weather and climate.
  • Explain the general circulation of the atmosphere.
  • Describe the major climate types and the effect transeint atmospheric flows and disturbances have on them.
  • Assess the cycles and patterns in the biosphere.
  • Distinguish between the different zoogeographic regions
  • Evaluate the effects of internal processes on the landscape.
  • Explain the erosion process and its impact on the landscape.
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Practices ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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