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Earth Science (AS)


Please note:  These requirements are based on 2018-2019 LAVC Catalog.

Complete a minimum of 60 degree applicable semester units consisting of required courses for major, general education and elective courses as needed.  Some major courses may double count for general education.  Each major course must be completed with a grade of C or higher. Download Graduation Petition Form and return the completed form to the Admissions and Records Office early in your last semester of completing the requirements.  Indicate the degree(s) and general education plan(s) you are completing. For the latest degree requirements, please see the LAVC catalog.


Complete the following 4 required courses

Course Course Title UNITS
ASTON 1 Elementary Astronomy 3
ENV SCI 1 The Human Environment: Physical Processes 3
GEOLOGY 1 Physical Geology 3
OCEANO 1 Introduction to Oceanography 3

Complete 6 Units from The Following Courses

Course Course Title UNITS
CHEM 68* Preparation for General Chemistry 5
CHEM 101* General Chemistry I 5
CHEM 102* General Chemistry II 5
GEOG 1 Physical Geography 3
GEOG 3 # Introduction to Weather and Climate 3
GEOG 15* Physical Geography Laboratory 2
GEOLOGY 6* Physical Geology Laboratory 2
MATH 227* Statistics 4
PHYSYCS 37* Physics for Engineers and Scientists I 5
PHYSICS 38* Physics for Engineers and Scientists II 5
PHYSICS 39* Physcis for Engineers and Scientists III 5
STAT 101* Statitstis for the Social Sciences 4

Total units required for major: 18

Follow Associate Degree General Education Requirements – LACCD Plan to meet general education unit requirements.

Required general education units: 21

Required degree applicable elective units: 21

Total units required: 60

*This course has a prerequisite or a corequisite.
#Cross-referenced course.