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Geology Recommended Transfer Curricula

Recommended AS Transfer Curriculum for Geology

All full-time transfer students are required to take OCS 121.

General Education Core Courses

Communications (9) Semester Hours
ENG 101 3
ENG 102 3
SPE 108 3
Humanities and Fine Arts (9) Semester Hours
Select from Group II 9
Social and Behavioral Science (9) Semester Hours
Select from Group III 9
Mathematics (5) Semester Hours
MTH 190 [1] 5
Physical and Life Science (8-9) Semester Hours
Physical Science  
Life Science  
Minimum General Education 45

Area of Concentration/Electives

  Semester Hours
GLG 101 4
CHM 113 [2] 3
CHM 114 [2] 7
PHY 101
PHY 210
MTH 203
MTH 211
Selected Transfer Courses identified in the SSC catalog. Consult the Transfer Center for help in selecting courses. 11
Minimum Area of Concentration/Electives 21
Minimum for AS Degree 62


  1. Mathematics 203 is also recommended at many universities.
  2. Chemistry 114 is also required at many universities.

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This AS curriculum is only a suggested transfer program and might not be appropriate for every student. Some four-year institutions accept more than 62 credit hours in transfer to fulfill requirements in Geology. Consult the Transfer Center for help in selecting courses appropriate for the program at the college or university where you plan to transfer.

Faculty are available during scheduled office hours to advise students about their program and career opportunities. Peruse some of the offerings in the Physical Sciences Department.

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