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Monroe County Community College

Program Guide: Geology

First Year

First Semester
ENGL 151 3
MATH 157 3
Social Science elective 3
CHEM 151 4
Social Science elective 3
16
Second Semester
ENGL 152 3
MATH 159 3
World Perspectives elective 3
Humanities elective 3
CHEM 152 4
16
 

Second Year

First Semester
Humanities elective 3
U.S. Diversity elective 3
PHY 151 or 251 4-5
ESC 151 4
14-15
Second Semester
Elective 3
PHY 152 or 252 4-5
Humanities elective 3
MATH 162 or MATH 171 or CIS 130 3-4
Social Science elective 3
16-18
 

NOTES:

  • Degree offered: B.S., B.A. Students seeking a B.A. degree must demonstrate third semester proficiency in a foreign language.
  • Students might want to transfer after one year.  The required geology courses are not available at Monroe.
  • This guide fulfills the MACRAO agreement.  Please check with your community college advisor for additional associate degree requirements.
  • World Perspectives electives:  ANTHR 152, BMGT 220, ENGL 266, FREN 252, GEOG 152, GERMN 252, HIST 255,  POLSC 211, SPAN 252

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

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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