Geology Transfer Degrees

Below are North Carolina colleges and universities that offer degrees in geology and related fields, along with courses that should be completed at Wake Tech for transfer into those degree programs. Each listing includes a link to the institution’s website. Students should contact institutions directly for more information.

Appalachian State University - offers a BA in Geology and a BS in Geology, Environmental Geology, Paleontology, Quantitative Geoscience, and Secondary Geology
http://geology.appstate.edu/academics/majors

BA in Geology
44 total hours General Education
6 hours of language

  • GEL 111 Introductory Geology
  • Mat 271 Calculus 1
  • Mat 272 Calculus 2f
  • Math or Computer Science Elective
  • CHM 151
  • CHM 152
  • PHY 251
  • PHY 252 

BS in Geology
44 total hours General Education
6 hours of language

  • GEL 111 Introductory Geology
  • Mat 271 Calculus 1
  • Mat 272 Calculus 2
  • Math or Computer Science Elective
  • CHM 151
  • CHM 152
  • PHY 251
  • PHY 252

- 6 hours of statistics or approved computer science courses
- Additional hours of geology required over those for the BA


Duke University offers a BS in Earth and Ocean Sciences.
https://nicholas.duke.edu/programs/undergrad

BS in Earth and Ocean Sciences

  • GEL 111 and GEL 113
  • CHM 151 and CHM 152
  • MAT 171, MAT 172, MAT 271 and MAT 272

*Satisfy additional General Education requirements for the AS degree 


East Carolina University offers a BS and an MS in Geology. BS allows concentrations in general geology, coastal and marine geology, or environmental geology.
www.ecu.edu/cs-cas/geology/undergraduate.cfm

BS in General Geology (foundation curriculum – 42 hours)

  • GEL 111
  • GEL 230 if choosing environmental concentration
  • CHM 151
  • CHM 152
  • Mat 180

Students who plan to pursue an MS should take a year of calculus (MAT 271 and 272) and a year of physics (Physics 251 and 252).


Guilford College offers a BS in Geology.
http://www.guilford.edu/academics/departments-and-programs/geology/index.aspx

BS Degree in Geology:

  • Required: GEL 111 and GEL 113
  • Required: ENG 111 and ENG 112
  • Recommended: SPA 111, MAT 152, MUS 110, BUS 110, ENG 232, BIO 112, ECO 251, REL 110, PHI 240

*Satisfy additional General Education requirements for the AS degree


Central 

Environmental, Earth and Geospatial Sciences
No geology classes included in the Environmental degree


State University offers a BA, BS, MS, and Ph.D. in Geology
https://meas.sciences.ncsu.edu/undergraduate/programs/

  • GEL 111
  • GEL 113
  • ENG 111
  • ENG 112
  • CHM 151
  • CHM 152
  • PHY 251
  • PHY 252

General Education Requirements (6 hours humanities, 6 hours social sciences)


UNC Asheville offers a BS in Environmental Science with an emphasis in Earth Science
https://envr.unca.edu/ 

  • ENG 111
  • 4 hours of language
  • HUM 211
  • HUM 212
  • GEL 111
  • GEL 113 (Optional but would go to geology hours)
  • GEL 230 (Optional but would go to geology hours)
  • CHM 151
  • CHM 152
  • Mat 171
  • Mat 271
  • Mat 272 

UNC-Chapel Hill offers a BA, BS, MS, and Ph.D.; BS in Geochemistry, Geophysics, Paleobiology, Environmental Geology, Geological Sciences; BA Geology in Earth Systems
http://www.geosci.unc.edu/section/degrees-offered 

General Education requirements:

  • GEL 111
  • GEL 113 (used as elective)
  • CHM 151
  • CHM 152
  • Mat 271
  • Mat 272
  • Physics 151 OR 251
  • One of the following: BIO 111, CHM 251 or PHY 252

University of North Carolina (Charlotte) offers a BS in Geology.
http://geoearth.uncc.edu/undergraduate-programs/geology

  • GEL 111 and GEL 113 (GEL 230 will be accepted as a transfer course for their Environmental Geology course
  • Required: CHM 151, CHM 152 and PHY 151 OR CHM 151, PHY 151 and PHY 152
  • Recommended: MAT 271 and MAT 272
  • Required: ENG 111 and ENG 112
  • One of the following: ART 111, ART 114 or ART 115
  • One of the following: HUM 120, HUM 121, HUM 122
  • One of the following: HIS 111, HIS 112, HIS 131, HIS 132
  • 8 SHC of Foreign Language

*A Physical Geography/Earth Science course is also required. 


University of North Carolina (Pembroke) offers a BS in Geo-Environmental Studies and a BS in Science Education. 

BS in Geo-Environmental Studies
https://www.uncp.edu/academics/undergraduate-programs

  • Required: GEL 111 and GEL 230
  • Required: ENG 111 and ENG 112
  • Any 2 of the following: MAT 171, MAT 172, MAT 263 and MAT 271
  • 8 SHC from the following: BIO 110, BIO 111, CHM 151, CHM 152

*Satisfy additional General Education requirements for the AS degree
*Satisfy UNC-P Physical Education requirements

BS in Science Education
http://www.uncp.edu/academics/undergraduate-programs

  • Required: GEL 111
  • Required: ENG 111 and ENG 112
  • Required: BIO 110, CHM 151, CHM 152, MAT 172, PHY 151, PHY 152

*Satisfy additional General Education requirements for the AS degree
*Satisfy UNC-P Physical Education requirements


University of North Carolina (Wilmington) offers a BS in Geology.
http://uncw.edu/earsci/geology-bs.html

  • Required: GEL 111 and GEL 113.
  • Recommended: ART 114 or ART 115
  • Recommended: ENG 232 or MUS 112
  • Recommended: HIS 131 and HIS 132
  • Choose two of the following: MAT 171, MAT 172, MAT 263 and MAT 271
  • Recommended: CHM 151 and CHM 152
  • Recommended: PHY 151 and PHY 152
  • Required: 7-8 SHC of Foreign Language

*Satisfy additional General Education requirements for the AS degree 


Western Carolina University offers a BS in Geology.
http://www.wcu.edu/learn/departments-schools-colleges/cas/casdepts/gnr/geol 

  1. Required: GEL 111 and GEL 113
  2. Required; MAT 171
  3. Required: MAT 152 or MAT 271
  4. Required: CHM 151 and CHM 152
  5. Required: PHY 151 and PHY 251

*No Foreign Language Requirement
*Satisfy additional General Education requirements for the AS degree