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Tyler Way

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St. Clair County Community College

Program Guide: Geology

First Year

First Semester
ENG 101 3
MTH 113 4
GLG 101 4
Elective 3
14
Second Semester
ENG 102 3
MTH 111 2
GLG 102 4
U.S. Diversity/Social Science elective 3
Humanities elective 3
15
 

Second Year

First Semester
PHY 121 or 221 4-5
CHM 111 5
Social Science elective 3
Humanities elective 3
15-16
Second Semester
PHY 122 or 222 4-5
CHM 112 5
Humanities elective 3
World Perspectives/Social Science elective 3
15-16
 

NOTES:

  • Degree offered: B.S. in Geology
  • This guide fulfills the MACRAO agreement.  Please check with your community college advisor for additional associate degree requirements.
  • World Perspectives electives:  ANT 171, ENG 208, ENG 230, FR 204, GEO 233, GR 204, HIS 102, HIS 102H, HIS 280, SP 204
  • U.S. Diversity electives:  ENG 225, ENG 236, HIS 149, HIS 150, HIS 233, HIS 297, SOC 110, SOC 160, SOC 201
  • Students can choose one of the following sequences if time permits:  MTH 114 + MTH 215 or MTH 120 + 1 more at Grand Valley or CIS 115 + CIS 260

CAREER OPPORTUNITES

The geosciences offer challenging career opportunities and are among the higher paid professions. The B.S. degree in geology is intended primarily to prepare students for graduate study in the geological sciences. As a terminal degree, it is useful in a variety of careers, including environmental technology, mineral and energy resource exploration, science writing, and business. Geoscientists will apply their knowledge and skills to exploring and developing the earth's resources.

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