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

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
or MATH 1210
Trigonometry
or Calculus 1
Electives (14 units)

Option II

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
or PHYS 2010
Physics for Scientists & Engineers 1
or College Physics 1
PHYS 2215
or PHYS 2015
Physics for Scientists & Engineers 1 Lab
or College Physics 1 Lab
MATH 1060
or MATH 1210
Trigonometry
or Calculus 1
Electives (11 units)