Montgomery College 2018-2019 Catalog 
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Montgomery College 2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Geographic Education Certificate: 183

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This certificate curriculum is designed primarily for the student who desires to pursue a profession in geographic education. Geographic education is a specialization in the field of geography. This facet of the curriculum is for students seeking to pursue a degree in teaching or to provide exposure to geographic concepts and methodology for teachers seeking to meet certification requirements in Montgomery County and Maryland. This curriculum provides students with an opportunity to test their interest prior to making a commitment for advanced study. Coursework in this curriculum will involve fieldwork, use of computer technology, mapping exercises, and extensive reading.

Program Requirements

All students should review the Advising Worksheet and consult an advisor.

Total Credit Hours: 19

Select GEOG 113 , GEOG 211 , GEOG 222 , or GEOG 250 .

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of this program a student will be able to:

  • Use various geographic concepts and methodologies that will condition them for advanced degrees in geography.
  • Read, interpret, and analyze maps.
  • Conduct research and present.
  • Teach geography in the K-12 curriculum more effectively.
  • Use basic geographic information systems (GIS) software designed for grades K-12.

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