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Associate of Science: Earth Sciences (11934)

Learning Outcome(s) 

Upon successful completion of the major requirements for this degree, students will be able to

  • Demonstrate an understanding of geoscience processes based upon observation of Earth materials and features
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the basic principles of the geosciences
Major Requirements Units
ERTH 100: Physical Geology3
ERTH 100L: Physical Geology Laboratory1
ERTH 111: Historical Geology4

ERTH 130: Environmental Geology
ERTH 160: Oceanography
GEOG 130: Introduction to Weather and Climate


Select a minimum of six (6) units from the following:6-7
An additional course from above (3) ​
(may not be a course used to satisfy the requirements in above list)
ASTR ​103: Introduction to the Solar System(3)

ERTH 120: Earth Sciences
ERTH 121: Earth Sciences for Educators



GEOG 150: Map Interpretation And Analysis(3)

GEOG 155: Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
SURV 155: Introduction to Geographic Information Systems



LIBI 100: Library Research Fundamentals (1)
LIBI 103: Advanced Internet Research (1)
Select a minimum of one (1) unit from the following: 1-3
ERTH 200: Geology of California (3)
ERTH 212: San Andreas Fault System Geology Field Study (1)
ERTH 214: Orange County Geology Field Study (1)
TOTAL 18-21


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