The Geology program at Lake Tahoe Community College provides students with general background knowledge in the field of Geology through lecture, lab, and field-based courses.
Students will gain a broader understanding of their physical environment and the interconnectedness
between it and other disciplines.
Program Learning Outcomes
To obtain the Associate in Arts in Geology for Transfer degree, students must complete
the following requirements:
1. Completion of 60 semester units or 90 quarter units that are eligible for transfer to the California State University, including both of the following:
(A) The Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) or the California State University General Education – Breadth Requirements.
(B) A minimum of 18 semester units or 27 quarter units in a major or area of emphasis, as determined by the community college district.
2. Obtainment of a minimum grade point average of 2.0.
A. GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENT
See current catalog for details.
B. REQUIRED COURSES
All courses from the following (42.25 units):
CHM 101 General Chemistry I (5.75)
CHM 102 General Chemistry II (5.75)
CHM 103 General Chemistry III (5.75)
GEL 102 Physical Geology (5)
GEL 103 History of Earth and its Life (5)
MAT 105 Calculus and Analytic Geometry (Part I) (5)
MAT 106 Calculus and Analytic Geometry (Part II) (5)
MAT 107 Calculus and Analytic Geometry (Part III) (5)
C. ELECTIVE UNITS to bring the total to 90.