Overview

Prepare for a major in Geology and Earth Sciences by taking recommended courses to fulfill the requirements of a natural science transfer degree.

Designed to meet the first two years of requirements for most science bachelor’s degrees, including core science sequences in math, chemistry, biology, and/or physics, the Associate of Science – Transfer, Track 1 (AS-T1) in Shoreline’s Natural Sciences Transfer program offers small class sizes in a supportive environment to prepare you for successful transfer to university.

Completion Award
Associate of Science - Transfer, Track 1
Length of Study
90 Credits
Starting Quarter
Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
Location
On Campus
Tuition & Fees

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Per Quarter 
2018-2019
Residents Non-resident
Online Only
Non-resident
On Campus
Non-resident
Non-Citizen
 
1 credit $148.83 $162.97 $239.71  $326.25
5 credits $608.15 $678.85 $1,062.55  $1,495.25
12 credits (full-time) $1,291.10 $1,425.18 $2,207.48  $3,079.74
15 credits  $1,441.10 $1,577.40 $2,368.85 $3,251.40
Additional Fees
Approximately $20 - $120 per quarter, depending on courses selected

Ways to pay for school

Federal aid, scholarships, grants, and more are available to help you pay for school.

What You'll Learn

This program option is designed to support Shoreline’s general education outcomes: 

  • Quantitative and Symbolic Reasoning:  Students will demonstrate college-level skills and knowledge in applying the principles of mathematics and logic. 
  • Communication Skills:  Students will read, write, speak in, and listen to college-level English. Effective communication incorporates awareness of the social nature of communication and the effects of ethnicity, age, culture, gender, sexual orientation, and ability on sending and receiving oral, non-verbal, and written messages. 
  • Multicultural Understanding:  Students will demonstrate understanding of issues related to race, social class, gender, sexual orientation, disabilities, and culture and the role these issues play in the distribution of power and privilege in the United States. 
  • Information Literacy:  Students will access, use, and evaluate information in a variety of formats, keeping in mind social, legal, and ethical issues surrounding information access in today’s society. 
  • General Intellectual Abilities:  Students will think critically within a discipline, identify connections and relationships among disciplines, and use an integrated approach to analyze new situations. 
  • Global Awareness:  Students will demonstrate understanding and awareness of issues related to, and consequences of, the growing global interdependence of diverse societies by integrating knowledge from multiple disciplines. Students will describe how social, cultural, political, and economic values and norms interact.

Careers & Opportunities

Geologists develop strong critical thinking, problem solving, communication and technical skills to work in career fields that include environmental protection, environmental policy, conservation, hydrology, mining, natural resources, hazardous materials, consulting, research and development, education and law. Potential employers include: petroleum industry, mining companies, engineering and consulting firms, public and private schools, colleges and universities, and government agencies, such as the Department of Energy, Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Mines and the Environmental Protection Agency.

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This option is open to everyone. There are no eligibility requirements to start this program.

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