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    Apr 01, 2023  
2018-2019 | Academic Catalog 
2018-2019 | Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Earth Science | A.S.

Students in the Earth Science program should plan their courses with the assistance of a faculty advisor after checking the requirements of the college to which they intend to transfer. Electives should be chosen carefully according to the desired major at the transfer institution and based on frequent consultation with the assigned Edison State faculty advisor. The courses listed reflect the minimum requirements for the Associate of Science degree. Following the General Degree Requirements  will ensure that all degree and transfer requirements will be met. Additional courses or courses with higher credit value may be taken in order to meet the requirements of the major at the transfer institution.

Semester 1

  CHM 121S General Chemistry I   5     ►Meet with advisor to align student education plan to liberal arts focus.
►Meet with transfer school representative regarding general education core requirements.
►Send high school transcript.
►Send college transcript (if applicable).
  CIT 110S Computer Concepts and Applications      3    
  COM 121S Fundamentals of Communication      3    
  ENG 121S Composition I   3    
  Credit Hours 14    

Semester 2

  CHM 122S General Chemistry II   5     ►Complete FAFSA for next academic year.
►Apply for Edison State scholarship(s).

►Maintain GPA of 2.0 or higher.
  ENG 122S Composition II      3    
  HUM 121S Introduction to Humanities    3    
  MTH 125S General Statistics   3    
  Social/Behavioral Science Elective ♦ 3    
  Credit Hours 17      

Semester 3

  GLG 121S Physical Geology    4 C   ►Apply to transfer institution.
►Maintain GPA of 2.0 or higher.
  Physics/Math Elective ♦  4    
  Humanities Elective ♦   3    
  Social/Behavioral Science Elective ♦  3    
  Credit Hours 14      

Semester 4

  GLG 122S Historical Geology/Contemporary Topics   4 C   ►Complete FAFSA for next academic year.
►Apply for scholarship(s) with transfer institution.

►Maintain GPA of 2.0 or higher.
►Student must complete diversity elective.1
  MTH 221S Calculus/Analytical Geometry I   5    
  Humanities Elective1 3    
  Social/Behavioral Science Elective1 3    
  Credit Hours 15    
  1Students are required to complete one designated diversity course to be chosen from social/behavioral sciences or humanities courses:
ANT 121S, GEO 123S, HST 224S, MUS 127S, REL 121S or SOC 224S.

Total Credit Hours | 60

♦ Student must work with advisor to determine appropriate course(s) based upon transfer school.