Associate in Science Degree – Geology

Degree Requirements:

General Education Courses
Major Courses

Geology Option

Student Learning Outcomes

A student successfully completing the above major will be able to:

  1. Integrate scientific knowledge from biology, chemistry, and physics. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes II,VI and VII.)
  2. Design experiments and analyze data. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I,II, VI and VII.)
  3. Communicate through writing and communicate orally successfully. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes III and VII.)
  4. Comprehend the scientific method. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II, and VI.)

Requirements

Core Curriculum


In order to graduate, a minimum 2.30 cumulative science GPA is required in fulfillment of a natural science degree or minor as well as ENGL 110, ENGL 120, and COMM 110.
CHEM 121General Chemistry I

4

CHEM 121LGeneral Chemistry Lab I

1

CHEM 122General Chemistry II

4

CHEM 122LGeneral Chemistry Lab II

1

Geology Option

Requirements

GEOL 105Physical Geology

3

GEOL 105LPhysical Geology Lab

1

GEOL 106The Earth Through Time

3

GEOL 106LThe Earth Through Time Lab

1

Choose three lab/lecture combinations or MATH courses from the following (12 Credits):

GEOL 311Process Geomorphology

4

MATH 165Calculus I

4

MATH 166Calculus II

4

PHYS 211College Physics I

3

PHYS 211LCollege Physics I Lab

1

PHYS 212College Physics II

3

PHYS 212LCollege Physics II Lab

1

Total Credit Hours: 30