A major in earth science prepares students for further study in the areas of geology, oceanography, meteorology and earth science. Each of these fields study features of the earth.
Earth Science (AS) Requirements
|List B, choose a minimum of 23 units from the following:||Units|
|CHEM 210||General Chemistry I||5 units|
|CHEM 220||General Chemistry II||5 units|
|GEOG 100||Physical Geography||3 units|
|GEOG 110||Cultural Geography||3 units|
|GEOL 100||Introduction to Geology||3 units|
|GEOL 101||Geology Laboratory||1 unit|
|MATH 200||Elementary Probability and Statistics||4 units|
|MATH 251||Analytical Geometry and Calculus I||5 units|
|MATH 252||Analytical Geometry and Calculus II||5 units|
|METE 100||Meteorology - Weather and Climate||3 units|
|OCEN 100||Oceanography||3 units|
|OCEN 101||Oceanography Lab||1 unit|
|PHYS 210||General Physics I||4 units|
|PHYS 220||General Physics II||4 units|
|PHYS 250||Physics with Calculus I||4 units|
|PHYS 260||Physics with Calculus II||4 units|
|PHYS 270||Physics with Calculus III||4 units|
And required General Education coursework and electives as needed to meet the minimum
60 units required for the Associate degree.
Please refer to the AA/AS Degree Requirements for more information.
Cañada College offers lower division coursework required for transfer in the areas related to Earth Science. Students should use PROJECT ASSIST (www.assist.org) to research lower division major requirements at the transfer destination(s) of their choice. Also, work with a Counselor/Advisor to determine appropriate transfer coursework.