Nov 21, 2019  
2019-2020 College Catalog 
    
2019-2020 College Catalog

Geology AS


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Program Description

Do you enjoy looking at rocks and minerals? Are you fascinated by fossils and the evolution of Earth and life? Did you know that geologists are responsible for discovering the materials used in our modern technologies?  The geology program will provide students with the skills to discover, recognize and use the Earth’s natural resources to promote the quality of human life. Students will study Earth’s composition, history, surface processes, and internal workings. Study of geology leads to careers ranging from hydrologist, petroleum geologist, seismologist and volcanologist.

For More Information Contact:
School of Science and Mathematics
Metro Campus:  (918) 595-7334


Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program you will be able to:

  • Communicate geologic information, orally or in written form.
  • Solve geologic problems.
  • Display a strong work ethic within the field of geology.
  • Analyze implications of human activities on geologic resources.

Careers

Search careers related to Geology at TCC Career Explorer and visit TCC Career Services to learn more about our free career planning and job preparation services.


Student Organizations

Great opportunities for networking, professional development, community service, resume-building and just having fun with other like-minded students are available through the Club of Medical and Natural Sciences at the southeast campus and the Sci-π Club at the west campus. For more information, contact the Science and Mathematics or Student Life office on campus.


Degree Requirements

View a semester-by-semester course plan of study and information on transferring this degree to other colleges and universities on the Geology Degree Map .

General Education Requirements Credit Hours: 34


Humanities 6 Hours


See the General Education Requirements  for the course list.

General Education Required Electives 3 hours


Select three (3) credit hours from courses in Fine Arts (Art, Music, Theatre), Foreign Language, Psychology, or Social Sciences.

Specialized Course Requirements Credit Hours: 26


Total Credit Hours: 60


To receive an A.A. or A.S. Degree, students must demonstrate computer proficiency.

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