Geography - Associate of Science Degree
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Students must complete at least eight (8) units from the following courses:
Total Credit Hours: 22.00
Lower division requirements for students interested in transferring to a four-year institution in this field may differ from associate degree requirements. Prospective transfer students should complete the general education and lower division requirements of the school to which they will be transferring. See a counselor for details. Information is also available at www.assist.org.
A student receiving a degree in this field will be able to:
- Demonstrate an understanding of the types of plate tectonic boundaries and the typical features associated with those boundaries, such as volcanoes and earthquakes
- Utilize critical thinking skills to interpret, apply and/or evaluate an Earth Science topic, such as the concept of scale
- Students will be able to collect, analyze and interpret information and clearly articulate the results through their writing, speech or other acceptable style of presentation
- Display knowledge in the basic areas of Earth Science that are appropriate to each Earth Science course