Geology, B.S. Geology Option
The Transfer Degree Road Map on this page presumes the completion of lower division General Education, the United States History and Government requirements, and lower division core requirements for this major. See General Education Rules for more information. Lower division major requirements can be found by looking at the 4-Year Degree Road Map for this major. Refer to ASSIST for transfer information and articulation of courses taken at California Community Colleges. Verified Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) STAR Act students should use the ADT/STAR Act Degree Road Map for their major.
Once transfer coursework is evaluated, applicants and admitted students can use the Degree Progress Report/Planner to learn which requirements need to be completed.
To meet residency requirements, students must complete a minimum of 30 units at CSUN: 24 units must be upper division, 12 units in the major, and 9 units in General Education.
Transfer Year 1: 1st Semester
|GEOL 306/L (Fall only)||3/1|
|GEOL 314/L (meets GE B5 Scientific Inquiry and Quantitative Reasoning) (Fall only)||3/1|
|Upper Division Geology Elective*||3|
|GE Upper Division from Section C or Section F||3|
Transfer Year 1: 2nd Semester
|GEOL 303 (Spring only)||2|
|GEOL 309/L (Spring only)||3/1|
|GEOL 313 (Spring only)||2|
|GE Upper Division from Section D or Section F||3|
Transfer Year 2: 1st Semester
|GEOL 490 (Fall only)||3|
|Upper Division Geology Elective*||4|
Transfer Year 2: 2nd Semester
|GEOL 307/L (Spring only)||3/1|
|Upper Division Geology Electives*||6|
|OVERALL TOTAL UNITS||120|
*Four additional upper division GEOL courses (exclusive of GEOL 300, GEOL 301, GEOL 324, GEOL 327 and GEOL 344) including required lab if applicable (12-16 units). GEOG 365/GEOG 365L may be used as one of these four upper division elective courses.
Students in the Honors Program must take GEOL 497 (1) and GEOL 498 (3) and three additional upper division GEOL courses (exclusive of GEOL 300, GEOL 301, GEOL 324, GEOL 327 and GEOL 344) including required lab if applicable (9-12 units). GEOG 365/GEOG 365L may be used as one of these three upper division elective courses.