The Associate in Science in Geology Degree for Transfer is designed to provide students a clear pathway to the CSU Geology major and completion of the Geology baccalaureate degree, to grant guaranteed admission to a CSU to a similar major, with junior standing, and the ability to complete their remaining requirements within 60 semester or 90 quarter units.
The Associate in Science in Geology Degree for Transfer provides a path to students who wish to transfer to a CSU in the field of geology and serves the diverse needs of students who wish to obtain a broad and an in-depth understanding of the geological sciences. Additionally, the Associate of Science in Geology Degree for Transfer allows students to learn the fundamental principles and practices of geology in order to create a solid foundation for their future personal, academic, or vocational endeavors.
The Associate of Science in Geology Degree for Transfer also provides solid preparation that is appropriate for a variety of scientific disciplines.
The major in geology is appropriate for interested students who desire to be employed within the local petroleum industry working as a geology technician or seeking a solid science background for the teaching profession. The major is designed to provide students with a strong general education in math and science, introduction to physical and historical geology, as well as a general introduction to basic engineering skills.
The following is required for the completion of all AA-T or AS-T degrees:
|Course Number||Course Title||Units|
|GEOL B10*||Introduction to Geology||3.0|
|GEOL B10L*||Introduction to Geology Laboratory||1.0|
|GEOL B11*||Historical Geology||3.0|
|GEOL B11L*||Historical Geology Laboratory||1.0|
|CHEM B1a*||General Chemistry I||5.0|
|CHEM B1b||General Chemistry & Chemical Analyses||5.0|
|MATH B6a*||Analytic Geometry and Calculus I||4.0|
|MATH B6b*||Analytic Geometry and Calculus II||4.0|
*Courses that may be double-counted for general education.
**The courses and unit values on this page are representative of the typical values and courses required by this program. They are taken from the most current catalog, and therefore may not be accurate for the degree or certificate requirements for some students, depending on your year of catalog rights. Please refer to your appropriate catalog or see a counselor for accurate degree requirements.
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to: