Additional information available on the Geology Department website.
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This program provides basic preparation in geology for students planning to transfer at the junior level. A study of geology leads to careers in a variety of sub-disciplines such as earth science teaching, petroleum geology, economic geology, mining geology, paleontology, and construction geology. Because of the location of the college in the southern Rockies, field experience is emphasized in all of the offerings.
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the Geology program, students should be able to:
- Explain information presented in mathematical forms (e.g., equations, graphs, diagrams, tables, words)
- Convert information into and between various mathematical forms (e.g., equations, graphs, diagrams, tables, words)
- Select or develop elements of the methodology or theoretical framework to solve problems
- Examine evidence to identify patterns, differences, similarities, limitations, and/or implications related to the focus
- Utilize multiple representations to interpret the data
- State a conclusion based on findings
Content criteria, competencies, and student learning outcomes associated with the general education courses required for this degree can be found on the Colorado Department of Higher Education website.
Full list of requirements can be found at Associate of Science Degrees, AS .