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Glen Oaks Community College

Program Guide: Geology

First Year

First Semester
COM 121 3
NSM 151 4
World Perspectives elective 4
NSC 133 4
Second Semester
COM 122 3
Social Science elective 3
NSC 134 4
NSM153 4

Second Year

First Semester
Elective 3
Humanities elective 4
NSP 151 + 152 or 251 + 252 5
NSG 145 4
Second Semester
Humanities elective 4
Social Science elective 4
U.S. Diversity elective 4
NSP 153 + 154 or 253 + 254 5


  • Degree offered: B.S.,
  • This guide fulfills the Michigan Transfer agreement (MTA). Social science and humanities electives must be selected from different disciplines.   Please check with your community college advisor for additional associate degree requirements.  GVSU will still honor the MACRAO agreement.
  • World Perspectives electives:  SSA 201, HUF 261, HUL 234, HUR 231
  • U.S. Diversity electives:  HUL 201, SSS 121, SSS 220
  • It is strongly recommended that students transfer after one year.


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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