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The Associate in Science in Geology for Transfer Degree, also called the Geology AS-T Degree, is designed to prepare students for a seamless transfer with junior status to a CSU campus in a program or major in Geology for completion of a baccalaureate degree. Upon successful completion of courses leading to the Geology AS-T Degree the student will be able to know and understand Geology concepts, skills and applications to attain upper division status in Geology at any CSU institution.

This Geology AS-T degree requires students to meet both of the following requirements:

  1. Completion of 60 semester units that are eligible for transfer to the California State University, including both of the following:
    • The Intersegmental GE Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) or the California State University GE-Breadth Requirements (CSU GE-B).
    • A minimum of 18 semester units in a major or area of emphasis. All courses in the major or area of emphasis must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.
  2. Obtainment of a minimum grade point average of 2.0.
There are no additional graduation requirements. Students should consult with a counselor when planning to complete the degree for more information on university admission and transfer requirements.

Dept. No. Title Units
Required Core Courses:
G 1 Physical Geology 4
G 2 Historical Geology with Laboratory 4
CH 1A General Chemistry I 5
CH 1B General Chemistry II 5
MATH 1A Calculus 4
MATH 1B Calculus 4
  Required Subtotal 26
  CSU General Education or IGETC Pattern 1
Transferable Electives (as needed to reach 60 transferable units)2

1 Units for the major may be double counted for CSU GE or IGETC, confer with Counselor.

 2 Elective units to reach 60 unit total must be CSU transferable, confer with Counselor.

* Please refer to Associate Degree for Transfer (SB1440) on page 42 of the 2017-18 COD Catalog