Karen Blevins

Residential Faculty - Geography

Program Director :

Cultural Science

480-461-7358

Classes Taught

Fall 2019

GIS205 Geographic Information Technologies 3 Credits
Introduces modern geographic information technologies, including cartography, Geographic Information System (GIS), remote sensing, global positioning systems, and statistical analyses. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Computer/Statistics/Quantitative Application [CS] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
27248
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/19/2019 - 10/11/2019

Class Ended

Notes: Class 27248 Online classes are conducted exclusively via the Internet. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on www.mesacc.edu/elearning/get-started for additional information. Students may contact instructor at: karen.blevins@mesacc.edu
This class is a Zero-Textbook-Cost Course, also known as a "Z Class." You will have access to class materials online without having to purchase a textbook.

GPH113 Introduction to Physical Geography 4 Credits
Earth's physical processes and impacts on human environments via the atmosphere, biosphere, lithosphere and hydrosphere. Topics and practical experiences include severe weather, climate change, biomes and ecosystems, landform processes; mountain building and erosion by rivers, glaciers, waves and wind, topographic maps. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Natural Sciences Quantitative [SQ] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
24539
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/19/2019 - 12/13/2019
MoWe
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Class Ended

Notes: All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 24539 must also register for .
24516
Dobson Campus
Lab
08/19/2019 - 12/13/2019
MoWe
11:30 AM - 12:45 PM

Class Ended

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 24516 must also register for .

Fall Flex Start 2019

GIS211 Geographic Information Science I 4 Credits
Introduces students to digital map creation including vector and raster data, map elements, and design, symbology, and the geo database using Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) desktop and online mapping environments.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in GIS205 or permission of Instructor.
This course requires a PC or a MAC with a dual processor.
General Education Designations: Computer/Statistics/Quantitative Application [CS] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
27332
Dobson Campus
Lecture/Lab
10/14/2019 - 12/13/2019

Class Ended

Notes: Class 27332 Online classes are conducted exclusively via the Internet. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on www.mesacc.edu/elearning/get-started for additional information. Students may contact instructor at: karen.blevins@mesacc.edu
All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Additional Notes: This course requires a PC or a MAC with a dual processor.

GPH113 Introduction to Physical Geography 4 Credits
Earth's physical processes and impacts on human environments via the atmosphere, biosphere, lithosphere and hydrosphere. Topics and practical experiences include severe weather, climate change, biomes and ecosystems, landform processes; mountain building and erosion by rivers, glaciers, waves and wind, topographic maps. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Natural Sciences Quantitative [SQ] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
24520
Dobson Campus
Lecture
09/03/2019 - 12/13/2019
TuTh
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Class Ended

Notes: All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 24520 must also register for .
24521
Dobson Campus
Lab
09/03/2019 - 12/13/2019
TuTh
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Class Ended

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 24521 must also register for .

Spring 2020

GIS205 Geographic Information Technologies 3 Credits
Introduces modern geographic information technologies, including cartography, Geographic Information System (GIS), remote sensing, global positioning systems, and statistical analyses. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Computer/Statistics/Quantitative Application [CS] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
27105
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/13/2020 - 03/06/2020

Open

13 of 28
Seats Available

Notes: Class 27105 Online classes are conducted exclusively via the Internet. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on www.mesacc.edu/elearning/get-started for additional information. Students may contact instructor at: karen.blevins@mesacc.edu
This class is a Zero-Textbook-Cost Course, also known as a "Z Class." You will have access to class materials online without having to purchase a textbook.

GPH113 Introduction to Physical Geography 4 Credits
Earth's physical processes and impacts on human environments via the atmosphere, biosphere, lithosphere and hydrosphere. Topics and practical experiences include severe weather, climate change, biomes and ecosystems, landform processes; mountain building and erosion by rivers, glaciers, waves and wind, topographic maps. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Natural Sciences Quantitative [SQ] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
25343
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/14/2020 - 05/08/2020
TuTh
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Open

20 of 30
Seats Available

Notes: All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 25343 must also register for .
25344
Dobson Campus
Lab
01/14/2020 - 05/08/2020
TuTh
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Open

20 of 30
Seats Available

Notes: All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 25344 must also register for .

Spring Flex Start 2020

GIS222 Geographic Information Science II 3 Credits
Geographic Information Science (GIS) as a basis for microcomputer spatial analysis and synthesis. Includes digitizing, database organization, spatial retrieval and graphics.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in GIS211 or permission of Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
35686
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/27/2020 - 05/08/2020

Open

24 of 28
Seats Available

Notes: Class 35686 Online classes are conducted exclusively via the Internet. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on www.mesacc.edu/elearning/get-started for additional information. Students may contact instructor at: karen.blevins@mesacc.edu

GPH113 Introduction to Physical Geography 4 Credits
Earth's physical processes and impacts on human environments via the atmosphere, biosphere, lithosphere and hydrosphere. Topics and practical experiences include severe weather, climate change, biomes and ecosystems, landform processes; mountain building and erosion by rivers, glaciers, waves and wind, topographic maps. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Natural Sciences Quantitative [SQ] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
27838
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/28/2020 - 05/08/2020
TuTh
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Open

26 of 30
Seats Available

Notes: All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 27838 must also register for .
27839
Dobson Campus
Lab
01/28/2020 - 05/08/2020
TuTh
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Open

26 of 30
Seats Available

Notes: All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 27839 must also register for .

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