Geology major represents the study of the structure, composition, and history of the earth and in particular earth's immediate surface and underlying rocks. Below are some examples of the lower division courses required for the major.

CSU Los Angeles
Geology BS
ENGL 104 - University Requirement
GEOL  101 and 111, 105
GEOG 102
OCEAN 115 and 116
CHEM 101 and 102
MATH 103, 104
PHYS 105 and 106

Environmental Geoscience
CHEM 101, 102
MATH 103, 104
BIOL 102 and 102
GEOL 101 and 111
OCEAN 115 and 116
GEOG 101
GEOL 105

CSU Northridge
Geological Sciences
Courses required for all options
CHEM 101, 102
GEOL 101and 111, 105
MATH 103
Select one of the following options:
Geology
MATH 104 or 136
PHYS (105 and 106) or (101 and 102) 

Environmental Geology
CHEM 105 and 106
MATH 104 or 136
PHYS (105 and 106) or (101 and 102) 

Secondary Teaching
ASTRO 120, 102
BIOL 101, 102
PHYS (105 and 106) or (101 and 102) 

Geophysics
CS/IS 135
MATH 104, 105, 108
PHYS 102, 103

CSU Long Beach
IMPACTED MAJOR
BIO 122
CHEM 101, 102
GEOL 101, 111, 105
MATH 103, 104
PHYS 101, 102
Additional course required for A) Petroleum Geology
B) Geochemistry/Mineralogy-Petrology C) Structural Geology/Tectonics
MATH 105

Cal Poly Pomona
BIOL 122 or 101 or 102
CHEM 101, 102
MATH 103 and 104
PHYS (101 and 102 and 103) or (105 and 106)
GEOL 105
Select one of the following emphasis
Geophysics/Earth Exploration Emphasis
ASTRO 110 or OCEAN 115
CS/IS 135 or 155 or 139
Environmental Resources Emphasis
Geology Emphasis
No additional courses at GCC

CSU Fullerton
Geological Sciences
GEOL 101, 105
BIOL 122 or 102
CHEM 101 and 102
MATH 103, 104 or 112
PHYS 101 and 102 or 105 and 106
One course from:
BIOL 101
Biology Majors: Suggest students complete
BIOL 101 & 102 before transferring
MATH 105, 107 and 108
PHYS 103
BIOL 120 and 121

Humboldt State
BA/BS Geology
BA Geoscience

CHEM 101 and 102
GEOL 101 and 111
MATH 103, 104, 105 or 136
PHYS 105 and 106 or 101 and 102
Additional course required for Geoscience
PHYS 105
BIOL 101 or 102
MATH 136

CSU Dominguez Hills
Geology BA/BS
GEOG 102
GEOL 101 or GEOG 101
GEOL 111
additional courses required for BS
CHEM 101, 102
PHYS 105 and 106 or
BIOL 101 and 102

San Diego State University
General Geology
Engineering Geology
Geochemistry
Geophysics
Hydrogeology
Marine Geology
Paleontology
CHEM 101
MATH 104H
PHYS 101

UC Santa Barbara
See - Earth Sciences

UC San Diego
Earth Science
BIOL 101 and 102 and 103
CHEM 101 and 102
MATH 103 and 104, 105, 108
PHYS 101, 102, 103

UC Los Angeles
GEOLOGY
GEOL 101
BIOL 101 and 102
CHEM 101 and 102
MATH 103 and 104 and 105
PHYS 101 and 102 and 103
CS/IS 135 or 150

Geology/Engineering Geology
GEOL 101
CHEM 101 and 102
MATH 103, 104, 105, 107
PHYS 101 and 102 and 103
CS/IS 135 or 150

Geology/Paleobiology
GEOL 101
BIOL 101 and 102, 103
CHEM 101 and 102
MATH 103 and 104 and 105
PHYS 101 and 102

Geophysics/Applied Geophysics
Geophysics and Space Physics
GEOL 101
CHEM 101
MATH 103, 104, 105, 107, 108
PHYS 101 and 102 and 103
CS/IS 135 or 150
required course for Geophysics and Space Physics
CHEM 102

UC Davis
For both the AB/BS It is highly recommended that students complete chemistry courses before transferring.
AB
GEOG 101
MATH 112 or 103 or 103 and 104
CHEM 101 and 102
PHYS 105 and 106*
MATH 136
*recommended that students complete before transferring

BS
required courses for all options
GEOG 101
MATH 103, 104, 105
CHEM 101 and 102
Select one of the following options
General Geology Option
CHEM 102
PHYS 105 and 106 or 101 and 102 and 103*
*recommended that students complete before transferring. Physics 101 and 102 and 103 preferred.

Recommended 
MATH 105, 107, 108

Geochemistry/Petrology Option

CHEM 102
MATH 105
PHYS 101, 103
Recommended
MATH 107
PHYS 102

Quantitative/Geophysics Option
MATH 105, 107
PHYS 101, 102, 103
Recommended
MATH 108
CHEM 102

UC Riverside
a minimum 2.70 GPA in UC transferable coursework.
The IGETC (Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum) is NOT accepted for majors housed in the College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences.

General Geology Option
Geobiology Option
Geophysics Option
Global Climate Change

GEOL 101 and 111, 105
GEOG 101 and 111
BIOL 122 or 101
CHEM 101 and 102
MATH 103 and 104
PHYS 101 and 102 and 103

additional class for Geobiology
BIOL 101, 102
additional class for Geophysics
MATH 108
additional class for Global Climate Change
OCEAN 115
BIOL 101 and 102

Geophysics BS
CHEM 101 and 102
CS/IS 135
GEOL 101 and 111
MATH 103 an 104, 105, 108
PHYS 101 and 102 and 103

Geoscience Education
GEOL 101 and 111
GEOG 101 and 111
GEOL 105, 102
BIOL 122 or 101
CHEM 101 and 102
MATH 103 and 104
PHYS 101 and 102 and 103


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