For more information on this program, contact the Math and Science division at 615-230-3261 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Associate of Science (Geosciences) is a two-year program for students planning to continue their education at the university leading to the bachelor's degree in geology. Geologists study physical aspects of the Earth including its composition, structure, and the processes that modify Earth through time. Some of the many career options available within the field of geology include: discovery of economic resources such as hydrocarbons, minerals, or building materials; remediation of soil and water contaminated by pollutants; application of geologic principles to engineering and construction projects; and fossil discovery and research to comprehend the evolution of plant and animal life through geologic time.
The Tennessee Transfer Pathway (TTP) degree is designed to create a smooth transition to all public universities offering a Baccalaureate degree in this major by guaranteeing the transferability of all courses. For transfer to other four-year institutions, contact an advisor at the senior institution. Note: There are to be no course substitutions in this program.
All students graduating with a degree from VSCC are required to take the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile (ETSP) to meet graduation requirements. More information can be found at https://www.volstate.edu/testing.
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