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Geology Transfer Major AS - Academic Plan


Total Credits = 60

The purpose of a statewide articulation agreement is to identify the courses a student at a Colorado public community college must complete as part of an AA/AS degree to be guaranteed to be able to complete the designated baccalaureate degree program at any public four-year college and university (hereafter referred to as receiving institutions) that offers that program within the minimum number of credits designated by the Colorado Commission on Higher Education.

Program Outcomes

  • Identify common rocks and minerals.
  • Breakdown the interconnection of earth's systems.
  • Interpret topographic maps.
  • Analyze geological problems.

Recommended Course Sequence (Full-Time Track)

Recommended Course Sequence (Part-Time Track)


  • *This course requires college level readiness as measured by Accuplacer, ACT, or SAT scores; approved high school course work that is less than five years old; or successful completion of appropriate college-readiness course.
  • AAA 1001 – College 101: Student Experience is required for all new college students seeking degrees or transfer.
  • Course availability is subject to change.
  • Electives: Select any Guaranteed Transfer course. Recommended course options are provided in the recommended course sequence.
  • Follow the Recommended Course Sequence as listed above.
  • In order to meet program requirements, students registered for ENG 1021 or ENG 1031 must also register for ENG 0094 unless they can demonstrate otherwise meeting the ENG 0094 standard through assessment testing, prior college coursework, or recent High School coursework. See an Advisor for details.
  • Recommended courses are listed above for certain electives; consult with the Academic Advising Office (advising [at] arapahoe [dot] edu or 303.797.5664) or the Geology Department for additional elective recommendations.
  • Refer to 2023/2024 catalog for specific requirements and important information about this degree.
  • The Colorado Department of Higher Education website has additional information about this statewide agreement.
  • You should be MAT 2410 and CHE 1111 ready. If you are not prepared for MAT 2410 or CHE 1111​, you should take the needed pre-requisites (MAT 1340, MAT 1440 or CHE 1011 ) in your first semester. This may extend your time to graduation.