Geography TMC and Open Educational Resources

The following provides examples of existing OER that can be used for the indicated courses. Please find all potential OER identified for the discipline at Open Educational Resources and Geography.

This page is currently in draft form. If you are using – or are aware of – OER for any courses listed here for which no resources are indicated, please let us know.

Required Core Courses (6-7 units)

Introduction to Physical Geography (C-ID GEOG 110) or Introduction to Physical Geography, with Lab (C-ID GEOG 115) or Introduction to Physical Geography (C-ID GEOG 110) and Physical Geography, Laboratory (C-ID GEOG 111)

Introduction to Physical Geography (C-ID GEOG 110)

Physical Geography, Laboratory (C-ID GEOG 111)

Introduction to Human Geography (C-ID GEOG 120) or World Regional Geography (C-ID GEOG 125)

Introduction to Human Geography (C-ID GEOG 120)

Introduction to Human Geography (Dastrup) (CC BY-SA 4.0)

World Regional Geography (C-ID GEOG 125)

List A – Select 6-7 units from the following (units)

California Geography (C-ID GEOG 140) (3)

No resources identified.

Introduction to Geographic Information Systems and Techniques, with Lab (C-ID GEOG 155) (2)

Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (Dastrup)(CC BY)

Map Interpretation and Analysis (C-ID GEOG 150) (2)

Spatial Analysis (Smith) (CC BY)

Introduction to Weather and Climate (C-ID GEOG 130) (3)

No resources identified.

Regional Field Studies (C-ID GEOG 160) (1)

No resources identified.

List B – Select 6 units from the following (units)

Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (C-ID ANTH 120) (3)

Perspectives: An Open Invitation to Cultural Anthropology, 2nd Edition (American Anthro, 2020) (CC-BY-NC 4.0)

Physical Geology (C-ID GEOL 100)

An Introduction to Geology (Johnson, Affolter, Inkenbrandt, and Mosher, 2019); An Introduction to Geology (Johnson, et al., 2019) – LibreTexts (CC-BY-NC-SA 3.0)  

Or any courses not selected above (from List A), any CSU transferable geography courses and/or other courses (in or outside the discipline) that are articulated as lower division major preparation for the geography major at a CSU.

This page last updated April 15, 2022.