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​The Associates in Science Degree in Geology is designed to provide students with a strong foundation for the study of physical processes in and on the Earth in preparation for transfer to a California State University. It is an excellent starting point for students interested in pursuing a baccalaureate degree in Geology. The geology major is designed to provide undergraduate preparation leading to careers in resource exploration, hydrogeology, or environmental geology.

As a Geology major, you will:

  • Study a comprehensive introduction to the field of geology through courses that are academically rigorous and content appropriate.
  • Develop a solid foundation in the basic elements of scientific inquiry.
  • Identify an area of specialization in geology.

Program Highlights

  • Core curriculum in Geology for transfer to a California State University
  • Small class size
  • Individualized tutoring
  • Laboratory and Field study opportunities
  • Associate Degree in Geology can be completed within two (2) years.


Associate in Science in Geology for Transfer

Career Options

  • Environmental Scientist
  • Geological Engineer
  • Geological Technician
  • Geologist
  • Hydrologist
  • Mineralogists
  • Mining Engineer
  • Metallurgist
  • Natural Science Manger
  • Petroleum Technician
  • Teacher

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