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Geology Associate in Science Degree for Transfer

Fresno City College
Program overview
2 years
Associate's degree
Scholarships available
English
Start dates
Fresno
Fall 2021

Fresno
Spring 2021

Program description

Geology Associate in Science Degree for Transfer

Fresno City College offers classes leading to a Associate in Science for Transfer in Geology. Fresno is located in the center of California with many areas of geological interest nearby, like Yosemite and Kings Canyon. Our classes and labs are generally fairly small with the opportunity for individual attention. We have Geograsp on Fridays for tutoring for our geology classes. Many of our classes have field trips.

Geology is a useful major for students with a variety of interests and career goals in the earth sciences including geology, hydrogeology, astrogeology, paleontology, mineralogy, engineering geology, geophysics, geochemistry, petroleum geology, oceanography and environmental science. The Associate in Science in Geology for Transfer program is designed for students who plan to complete a bachelor’s degree in a similar major a CSU campus. To earn the Associate in Science in Geology for Transfer program, students must complete a maximum of 60 required semester units of CSU-transferable coursework, including either the CSU-GE Breadth or IGETC requirements and 27 units within the major. Local graduation requirements are not required for the transfer degree. Students should consult with a counselor when planning to complete the degree for more information on university admission and transfer requirements. Students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.0. Students must earn a C or better in all courses required for the major.

Admission requirements

International Students and Scholars Admission Requirements

To determine whether you are eligible for admission to our Fresno City College International Program, please review the following Admission Requirements, and submit the completed checklist with your other application materials:

  • Student must be 18 years old prior to the start of the semester
  • Affidavit of Support Form
  • Cost of Attendance Acknowledgement Form
  • Financial Documents
  • TOEFL or IELTS Exam Results – Waived if student Graduated from a U.S. High School and/or if English is an official language of home country
    • TOEFL Score Requirement Score of 500 Paper Based Test (PBT) or 61 Internet Based Test (iBT) required from students applying from their home country. If a student attended and completed an English Language Training Program in the U.S. we will consider accepting a score of 460 PBT or 48 iBT. Transcripts will be required from English Training Program for review.
    • IELTS Score Requirement Overall Band Score of 5.5 required from students applying from home country with at least 5.0 in each subsection (Listening, reading, Writing, and Speaking). If a student attended and completed an English Language Training Program in the U.S. we will consider accepting an Overall Band Score of 5.0. Transcripts will be required from English Training Program for review.
  • High School Graduation Requirement Official Graduation Certificate/Diploma, transcripts, and/or equivalent evidence of graduation from a Secondary School or its equivalent are required. If records are not in English, certified translation must be furnished.

For more information about admission requirement, please visit the university website.


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Program content

Core Courses

  • General Chemistry
  • General Chemistry and Qualitative Analysis
  • Physical Geology
  • Historical Geology
  • Historical Geology Lab
  • Mathematical Analysis I
  • Mathematical Analysis II

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Tuition fees

International and Out-of-State student fees for spring 2021 : $3480.00 per 12 credit units

For more information about tuition fees, please visit the university website.

Qualification

Student Learning Outcomes:


  1. Identify distinguishing characteristics, properties, and origin of common rocks and minerals.
  2. Explain the processes of plate tectonic theory and identify associated geologic features and events.
  3. Determine the age relationships of rocks and fossils using various dating techniques

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Fresno City College

Fresno City College

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Fresno City College

1101 E University Avenue
93741 Fresno California
United States of America

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www.fresnocitycollege.edu

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