2018-2019 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]
Geology and Earth Sciences Pre-Major, AS-T1 Planning Guide
Where does my path start?
You will complete an Associate of Science-Transfer (AS-T) Track 1 at Shoreline.
Use the AS-T Track 1 Degree Planning Guide, with this sheet, to understand the requirements for graduation.
Once you complete your Shoreline degree, you can transfer to a four-year school to earn a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) or Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Geology and Earth Sciences.
Geology and Earth Sciences are excellent preparation for graduate studies in Geology, Hydrology, Environmental Science, Oceanography, and Law.
Where can I go for help?
Program Faculty Advisors
206-546-4659 email@example.com Rm 5349
206-546-6953 firstname.lastname@example.org Rm 5231
General Academic Advising
FOSS (5000) Building, Rm. 5229
International Student Academic Advising
9000 Building, Rm. 9302
Where can I transfer and what does my chosen four-year school require?
Before choosing classes, become familiar with the four-year program where you want to apply: visit the website, email the department, and/or speak with a Shoreline advisor. Below are examples from Washington schools with different admissions and graduation requirements. Check with the school for world language requirements. (Non-native speakers of English are often exempt from this requirement.)
What courses should I take?
This unofficial guide is intended to support you as you prepare for your major. Please consult with an advisor and your chosen four-year school(s), as program and admissions requirements vary and may change without notice.
General Education - 18-20 Credits
Quantitative/Symbolic Reasoning (5 Credits)
Humanities and Social Sciences - 15 Credits
Select one course from the Humanities course list, one course from the Social Sciences course list, and a third course from either list.
Pre-Major Requirements - 54-59 Credits
Major Science Sequence - Minimum 10 Credits for AS degree)
GEOL& 101 , GEOL& 110 , GEOL& 115 , GEOL& 208 , GEOG 203 , GEOG 204 , BIOL& 211 , BIOL& 212 , BIOL& 213 , BIOL 144 , MATH 207 , MATH 208 , MATH& 264 , ASTR& 101 , OCEA& 101 , ENVS& 101
Geology and Earth Sciences - What is it?
Geology is the study of the earth-its substances, history, and evolution of life. With rivers, mountains, oceans, canyons, rocks, metals, minerals, and fossils, the earth is a vast laboratory for geological scientists.
Areas of study in Geology and Earth Sciences: Earth History, Mineralogy, Physics, Economics, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Oceanography, Landscapes, Geological Structures, Geological Mapping, and Volcanology.
What can I do with a Bachelor’s Degree in Geology and Earth Sciences?
Geologists develop strong critical thinking, problem solving, communication, and technical skills to work in career fields that include environmental protection, environmental policy, conservation, hydrology, mining, natural resources, hazardous materials, consulting, research and development, education, and law.
Potential employers include: Petroleum industry, mining companies, engineering and consulting firms, public and private schools, colleges and universities, and government agencies, such as the Department of Energy, Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Mines, and the Environmental Protection Agency. For more, please visit http://www.shoreline.edu/counseling-center/career-counseling.aspx.
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