A geology major gains a deep understanding of the physical composition of the Earth and the forces acting on it.  The Shasta College Geology Department provides the foundation for students interested in the student of the earth and provides breadth in both geologic processes and earth history.

Degrees / Certificates

Map your education by viewing the Academic Plan for the degree or certificate you’re interested in earning below. Meet with a counselor to create your official comprehensive education plan.

Geologic Field Studies (AS)

This degree provides the background necessary to apply basic scientific principles centered on the geological sciences.

Geology (AS-T)

Provides students with a common core of lower division course required to transfer and pursue a bachelor’s degree in Geology in the CSU system.

Transferring for Bachelor’s Degree

Ready to transfer for a 4-year university or college or want to stay local? Our Transfer Center and BOLD staff are here to guide you!