AS to BS in Geology (Professional Option) (University of Texas at Arlington) 2020-2021

TRANSFER PATHWAY
(For Transfer to The University of Texas at Arlington)
ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE TO
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN GEOLOGY (PROFESSIONAL OPTION)

Catalog Year: 2020-2021 (You may use this pathway if you entered Dallas College on or before this date.)

Career Path:Engineering, Technology, Mathematics and Sciences

Available at: All Campuses

TSI: Must be Complete

SEMESTER-BY-SEMESTER MAP FOR FULL-TIME STUDENTS

This is an example course sequence for students interested in pursuing Geology. This pathway in Geology will provide a foundation for you to complete courses toward an Associate of Science (AS) that will help you transfer to the University of Texas at Arlington (UT Arlington) to earn a Bachelor of Science in Geology. Although there may be several options to fulfill certain requirements for the associate’s degree, please note that this pathway lists the specific courses leading to this bachelor’s degree. All plans can be modified to fit the needs of part-time students. This is not an official degree plan. Refer to catalog for official degree requirements. You must receive a GPA of at least 2.00 on all college-level course work. Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College. Contact your advisor for information.

AS DEGREE MINIMUM: 60 SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS

PATHWAY REQUIREMENTS (Total Hours: 10)

The following are prerequisite courses for MATH 2413: MATH 1314, MATH 1316 and MATH 2412

CONSIDER COMPLETING BEFORE TRANSFER)

  • PHYS 1402

SEMESTER 1 (Total Hours: 14)

  • ENGL 1301 – Composition I This is a (CB 010) Core course. Must earn a grade of “C” or higher.
  • HIST 1301 – United States History I This is a (CB 060) Core course.
  • EDUC 1300 – Learning Framework All college students with fewer than 12 semester credit hours of successful college credit (grade of “C” or above) must take a student success course in the first semester.
  • GEOL 1403 – Physical Geology This is a (CB 030) Core course.
  • PHED 1164 – Introduction to Physical Fitness and Wellness This is a (CB 090) Core course. There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list.

SEMESTER 2 (Total Hours: 13-14)

  • ENGL 1302 – Composition II This is a (CB 010) Core course.
  • GEOL 1404 – Historical Geology This is a (CB 030) Core course.
  • CHOOSE ONE:
    • MATH 1314 – College Algebra OR
    • MATH 1342 – Elementary Statistical Methods OR
    • MATH 2413 – Calculus I These are (CB 020) Core courses. Must earn a grade of “C” or higher. Prerequisites of MATH 1314, MATH 1316, MATH 2412, prior to enrolling in MATH 2413. There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list.
  • CHOOSE ONE:
    • HIST 1302 – United States History II OR
    • HIST 2301 – Texas History These are (CB 060) Core courses. There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list.

SEMESTER 3 (Total Hours: 6)

  • GOVT 2305 – Federal Government This is a (CB 070) Core course.
  • CHOOSE ONE:
    • ENGL 2322 – British Literature I OR
    • ENGL 2332 – World Literature I OR
    • PHIL 1301 – Introduction to Philosophy These are (CB 040) Core courses. There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list.

SEMESTER 4 (Total Hours: 13)

  • GOVT 2306 – Texas Government This is a (CB 070) Core course.
  • CHEM 1411 – General Chemistry I There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list.
  • SPCH 1315 – Public Speaking This is a (CB 090) Core course. There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list.
  • CHOOSE ONE:
    • ANTH 2351 – Cultural Anthropology OR
    • ECON 2301 – Principles of Macroeconomics OR
    • PSYC 2301 – General Psychology OR
    • SOCI 1301 – Introduction to Sociology These are (CB 080) Core courses. There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list.

SEMESTER 5 (Total Hours: 15)

  • CHEM 1412 – General Chemistry II There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list.
  • PHYS 1401 – College Physics I There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list.
  • CHOOSE ONE:
    • ARTS 1304 – Art History II OR
    • DRAM 1310 – Theater Appreciation OR
    • MUSI 1306 – Music Appreciation These are (CB 050) Core courses. There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list.
  • CHOOSE ONE:
    • GEOL 1445 – Oceanography OR
    • ENVR 1401 – Environmental Science I OR
    • GEOL 1405 – Environmental Science OR
    • GISC 1411 – Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list.

THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT ARLINGTON
(For Transfer From Dallas College)
ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE TO
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN GEOLOGY (PROFESSIONAL OPTION)

SEMESTER-BY-SEMESTER MAP FOR FULL-TIME STUDENTS

For questions about the UTA portion of this transfer pathway, contact the Academic Advising Office at (817) 272-9686 or Eraneisha.Gibson@uta.edu. It is best to apply to UTA a full semester before you plan to transfer. It will help if you submit a copy of this pathway with your application.

SEMESTER 1 (Total Hours: 13)

  • UNIV 1101 – Career Preparation and Student Success (1 credit)
  • GEOL 2445 – Mineralogy (4 credits)
  • GEOL 3443 – Structural Geology (4 credits)
  • MATH 2425 – Calculus II (4 credits)

SEMESTER 2 (Total Hours: 20)

  • GEOL 3442 – Sedimentology and Stratigraphy (4 credits)
  • GEOL 3446 – Petrology and Geochemistry (4 credits)
  • GEOL 4330 – Understanding GIS (3 credits)
  • Social and Behavior Science (3 credits)
  • GEOL 3387,3388 – Field Geology I and II (SUMMER ONLY, 6 credits)

SEMESTER 3 (Total Hours: 14)

  • GEOL 3441 – Paleontology (4 credits)
  • CHOOSE ONE:
    • GEOL 4454 – Statistics for Earth and Environmental Scientists (4 credits)
    • MATH 3316 – Statistical Inference (4 credits)
  • CHOOSE ONE from GEOL-4000 level electives (3 credits)
  • CHOOSE ONE from CHEM/MATH/DATA/BIOL/PHYS minor course (3 credits)

SEMESTER 4 (Total Hours: 14)

  • CHOOSE TWO from GEOL-4000 level electives (7 credits)
  • CHOOSE TWO from CHEM/MATH/DATA/BIOL/PHYS minor course (7 credits)

Please note: Transfer admissions to UTA requires a minimum 2.25 GPA on all academic coursework; grades of D or lower do not transfer. Students who successfully complete the core curriculum at Dallas College as noted in this pathway plan before enrolling at UTA will be considered core complete if certified as such by Dallas College; core complete students will not need to take coursework to complete UTA’s core curriculum.

Information about transfer admissions to UTA’s BS in Geology program can be found in the UTA Catalog at https://catalog.uta.edu.

Approved: 2020-2021 Guided Pathway; Approved by UTA 12.17.2020; Approved by OCM 1.5.2021