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Geology

Academic Department: Life And Earth Sciences
Main Office: SMN 300
Phone Ext: 7510
Main Numbers: (415) 457-8811  /  (415) 883-2211
 
In-depth information about each program is available in the Course Catalog, including program descriptions, faculty lists, degree requirements, and course listings. The Course Catalog is available to view and print in PDF* format.
About the Program

Geologists are curious about the world in which they live. The earth is their laboratory. Geology is the fundamental discipline used to explain the natural earth systems that shape our changing planet. Today the majority of geoscientists are employed in the environmental fields, but many are also employed in the exploration for and production of natural resources.

Career Options
Aerial Photo Interpreter, Earth Historian, Environmental Geologist, Exploration Geophysicist, Field Geologist, Geochemist, Geological Engineer, Geological Technician, Geology Drafter, Hydrologist, Laboratory Research Worker, Map Editor, Meteorologist, Mining Geologist, Oceanographer, Paleontological Assistant, Paleontologist, Park Naturalist, Petroleum Geologist, Petrologist, Prospector, Research Scientist, Scientific Illustrator, Sedimentologist, Seismologist, Soils Engineer, Teacher, Technical Writer, Tester, Weather Observer

Transfer
Students planning to transfer to a four-year institution should complete the lower division major requirements and general education pattern for the appropriate transfer institution and major. Exact major requirements for UC and CSU institutions can be found on www.assist.org. Please see a counselor for more information as curriculum requirements may vary among transfer universities

A.S. in Geology
While students may take classes at both campuses, the majority of courses required for the major are offered at the Kentfield Campus. Please note: Students are required to complete English 150 for the Associate degree. All students should consult a counselor.

Department Phone: (415) 485-9510
Faculty

NameSend EmailOfficePhone
Hagstrom, Earl L Earl.Hagstrom@marin.edu AC 182 7755
Myers, Nicole R nicole.myers@marin.edu AC 165 7526
Newton, Steven Fi steven.newton@marin.edu SMN 314 7526
Werlin, Rebecca Rebecca.Werlin@marin.edu SMN 126 7510
Current and Future Courses

TermSection (CRN)CourseDatesDaysTimeCampusRoomInstructor
Fall 2014 80122 GEOL 099 - General Science 09/09/14-12/01/14 T 18:10-21:30 KTD AU 102 Werlin, Rebecca
81401 GEOL 103 - Environmental Geology 08/18/14-12/05/14 MW 11:10-12:30 KTD SMN 104 Newton, Steven
80923 GEOL 109 - General Oceanography 08/18/14-12/05/14 MW 12:40-14:00 KTD SMN 104 Newton, Steven
80822 GEOL 120 - Physical Geology 08/18/14-12/05/14 TR 12:40-14:00 KTD SMN 104 Newton, Steven
80823 GEOL 120 - Physical Geology 08/18/14-12/05/14 T 18:10-21:00 KTD SMN 104 Newton, Steven
80824 GEOL 120L - Physical Geology Lab 08/18/14-12/05/14 T 14:10-17:00 KTD SMN 104 Newton, Steven
82298 GEOL 128 - Point Reyes/San Andreas 08/18/14-12/13/14 KTD Myers, Nicole
82298 GEOL 128 - Point Reyes/San Andreas 08/23/14-08/23/14 S 09:00-12:00 KTD SMN 104 Myers, Nicole
82455 GEOL 142 - Environmental Policy 08/18/14-12/05/14 M 18:10-21:00 KTD SMN 227 Hagstrom, Earl

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