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Sonoma State University
Earth Science B.A.

Geology is the study of the materials, structures, processes, and history of the earth. Philosophically, it allows us to realize our place in the physical universe within the enormity of geologic time. Practically, it leads to understanding of earth processes, the formation of rocks and minerals, and the energy supplies and materials that support our civilization. The B.A. plan is intended to give the student basic professional competence in geology, suitable as a foundation for either graduate school or a professional career. The geology course content is the same as in the BS degree, but the calculus and physics requirements are less rigorous.

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  CSU GE-Breadth/IGETC recommended for this major? Yes
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