Degree Plans - Geology (AS)

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Geology is a vibrant field that integrates detailed field and laboratory work to deepen our understanding of earth processes.

Our program offers you a hands-on and practical experience in this essential and exciting field. Upon graduation, students will be ready for entry-level employment in countless geological careers or well equipped to continue their education at other institutions.

Catalog Year
2019-2020
Degree Type
AS
Available Online
No
Available Hybrid
No
TSI
Complete
Degree Plan
Major Courses 16 Credits
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

 
TJC Core Curriculum 44 Credits

In addition to the Major Courses, the student is required to take 44 credit hours from the TJC Core Curriculum. These courses must not duplicate courses taken to fulfill the major course requirement.

Major Courses: 16
TJC Core Curriculum: 44
Total Semester Hours: 60

Recommended Course Sequence:

First Semester Credit Hours

ENGL 1301 Composition I

3

MATH 1314 College Algebra*

3

GEOL 1403 Physical Geology**

4

EDUC 1300 Learning Frameworks

3
HIST 1301 United States History I 3
Second Semester Credit Hours
ENGL 1302 Composition II OR
ENGL 2311
3

MATH 1316 Plane Trigonometry

3

GEOL 1404 Historical Geology**

4

CHEM 1411 General Chemistry 1

4
Third Semester Credit Hours

GOVT 2305 Federal Government

3
HIST 1302 United States History II OR
HIST 2301
3

PHYS 1401 College Physics I

4

ECON 2301 Principles of Macroeconomics*

3
ENGL 2332 World Literature I* OR 
ENGL 2333*
Fourth Semester Credit Hours

GOVT 2306 Texas Government

3

PHYS 1402 College Physics II OR
CHEM 1412

4

SPCH 1321 Business Professional Communication*

3

XXXX x3xx Creative Arts Core

3

KINE 1101 Physical Fitness and Health Concepts

1
Total Semester Hours 60

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

*Recommended Core Curriculum course. Other Core Curriculum courses may satisfy this requirement.

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

A student majoring in geology must see a Tyler Junior College academic advisor for help in completing a degree plan. To receive the degree, the student must make a minimum grade of “C” in all required math and science courses.

For more information, contact: Department Chair, Engineering/Physical Sciences, G-207/903-10-2887.