If you have a special fascination with the planet and it’s condition, this department is your perfect match. Our courses cover the basic study of the earth’s geology, atmosphere, oceans, and its place in time and space. Our transfer options can help you reach a four-year degree and secure a career in teaching, research, environmental analysis and a number of other fields.
Studying rocks is far from dull when you’re a geologist! A two-year Associate Degree in Geology will prepare you for entry-level positions including environmental assessment, mining and conservation. Our degree program is a vital step towards an advanced degree that will get you a long-term career. We plan field trips for our classes to give you a more direct learning approach to ensure that you gain both practical and theoretical knowledge.
Richard Hilton is a professor of earth science, a paleontological consultant and, with his wife Kristin, works as a world traveling naturalist. He... More