Tyler Junior College


Geology (AS)

Associate of Science | 2015-2016 Catalog

A student majoring in geology must see a Tyler Junior College academic advisor for help in completing a degree plan. Other geology courses offered on demand: mineralogy, petrology, geomorphology and invertebrate paleontology.

To receive the degree, the student must make a minimum grade of ā€œCā€ in all required math and science courses.

Total Semester Hours: 60
Communications Core (6 hrs)

ENGL 1301 Composition I
Select 1 Communications Core course; (See Core Curriculum).

Mathematics Core (3 hrs)

Select 1 Mathematics Core course; (See Core Curriculum).

Life and Physical Sciences Core (6 hrs)

Select 2 Life and Physical Sciences Core course; (See Core Curriculum).

Language, Philosophy and Culture Core (3 hrs)

Select 1 Language, Philosophy and Culture Core course; (See Core Curriculum).

Creative Arts Core (3 hrs)

Select 1 Creative Arts Core course; (See Core Curriculum).

American History Core (6 hrs)

HIST 1301 United States History I
Select 1 American History Core course; (See Core Curriculum).

Government/Political Science Core (6 hrs)

GOVT 2305 Federal Government
GOVT 2306 Texas Government

Social and Behavioral Sciences Core (3 hrs)

Select 1 Social and Behavioral Sciences Core course; (See Core Curriculum).

Component Area Option Core (6 hrs)

EDUC 1300 Learning Framework
Select 1 Component Area Option Core course; (See Core Curriculum).

Major in Geology?

MATH 1316 Plane Trigonometry
KINE 1101 Physical Fitness and Health Concepts
PHYS 1401 College Physics I
CHEM 1411 General Chemistry I
PHYS 1402 College Physics II OR
  CHEM 1412 General Chemistry II

Select any number of elective hours needed to bring the total semester hours to no fewer than 60.

?Classes chosen in major must be different from courses used for Core requirements.

* From the core choices, GEOL 1403 and 1404 are required for the Geology Degree.

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Geology Contact Information

Dr. Tom Hooten, Ed.D.
Department Chair
Office: Genecov 215

Email: thoo@tjc.edu

Telephone: 903-510-2887

Advising contact: 903-510-2425