Geology courses at Irvine Valley College provide academic instruction in basic geological concepts and theories, and provide a solid foundation for students’ preparing for further academic study of the discipline. The course requirements for a major in geology are intended to provide a solid foundation for a variety of student needs. Students pursuing the major may meet transfer requirements for a baccalaureate institution by completing the Associate in Science in Geology for Transfer (AS-T in Geology).
Pursuant to SB1440, section 66756, to earn an AS-T in Geology degree students must:
Complete 60 semester or 90 quarter CSU transferable units.
Obtain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0 in all CSU transferable coursework.
Complete and obtain certification of the California State University General Education-Breadth pattern or the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC for CSU) pattern.
Complete 28 major units listed below. All courses in the major must be completed with a grade of C or Better (Title 5 § 55063).