By successfully completing an associates degree with emphasis in geology you will have learned the following:
People with degrees in geology are usually employed as scientists by a wide variety of employers, including federal and state governments, higher education, oil companies, the waste management industry, and environmental consultants. The current outlook is that the demand for people with degrees in geology is strong especially in the areas hydrology and energy exploration. For more detailed information, including salary ranges, go to the U.S. Department of Labor web site U.S. Department of Labor Web site.
The associates degree with emphasis in geology is designed for students planning to complete the first two years of study leading to a baccalaureate degree and major in geology at a four-year college or university.
Course work from the Associate in Science degree may be transferred to a Bachelors degree granting institution. Starting your course work at Heartland Community College has several advantages: