Geology

How to Transfer to a Four Year School

The AS degree in environmental geology prepares students to adequately work toward their BS degree in geology at a four-year institution.  Although requirements at the four-year institutions are subject to change, completing the following requirements prepares students to apply for transfer to a geology program at a four-year institution. 

Some of the required courses are listed below for two options depending on the transfer institution of choice.

Option I is designed for students transferring to the University of Utah, Utah State University, Southern Utah University or Utah Valley University.

CHEM 1210 - General Chemistry I

CHEM 1215 - Chemistry I Lab

GEO 1110 - Physical Geology

GEO 1115 - Physical Geology Lab

GEO 1220 - Historical Geology

GEO 1225 - Historical Geology Lab

PHYS 2210 - Physics for Scientists & Engineers 1

PHYS 2215 - Physics for Scientists & Engineers 1 Lab

MATH 1060 – Trigonometry or MATH 1210 – Calculus 1

Electives (14 units)

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Option II is designed for students transferring to Weber State University.

CHEM 1210 - General Chemistry I

CHEM 1215 - Chemistry I Lab
GEO 1060 - Environmental Geology
GEO 1065 - Environmental Geology Lab
GEO 1110 - Physical Geology
GEO 1115 - Physical Geology Lab
GEO 1220 - Historical Geology
GEO 1225 - Historical Geology Lab
PHYS 2210 - Physics for Scientists & Engineers 1   Or  PHYS 2010 – College Physics 1   
PHYS 2215 - Physics for Scientists & Engineers 1 Lab  Or  PHYS 2015 – College Physics 1 Lab   
MATH 1060 – Trigonometry or MATH 1210 – Calculus 1
Electives (11 units)


A more comprehensive description of the course requirements for the Environmental Geology AS degree can be found here.

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