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 “C” 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 207

Email: thoo@tjc.edu

Telephone: 903-510-2887

Advising contact: 903-510-2425