Geology AS-T Degree

The Associate in Science in Geology for Transfer, also called the Geology AS-T Degree, is designed to prepare students for a seamless transfer with junior status to a CSU campus in a program or major in Geology for completion of a baccalaureate degree. Upon successful completion of courses leading to the Geology AS-T Degree the student will be able to know and understand Geology concepts, skills and applications to attain upper division status in Geology at any CSU institution.

This Geology AS-T degree requires students to meet both of the following requirements:

  1. Completion of 60 semester units that are eligible for transfer to the California State University, including both of the following:
    • The Intersegmental GE Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) or the California State University GE-Breadth Requirements (CSU GE-B).
    • A minimum of 18 semester units in a major or area of emphasis. All courses in the major or area of emphasis must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.
  2. Obtainment of a minimum grade point average of 2.0.

There are no additional graduation requirements. Students should consult with a counselor when planning to complete the degree for more information on university admission and transfer requirements.

Course Code Title Units
Required Core CoursesUnits
G 001Physical Geology4
G 002Historical Geology with Laboratory4
CH 001AGeneral Chemistry I5
CH 001BGeneral Chemistry II5
MATH 001ACalculus4
MATH 001BCalculus4
Required Subtotal26
Select one of the following: 137-39
Transferable Electives (as needed to reach 60 transferable units) 2

Units for the major may be double counted for CSU GE or IGETC, confer with Counselor.


Elective units to reach 60-unit total must be CSU transferable, confer with Counselor.

Please refer to Associate Degree for Transfer (SB 1440).