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If you have a special fascination with the planet and it’s condition, this department is your perfect match. Our courses cover the basic study of the earth’s geology, atmosphere, oceans, and its place in time and space. Our transfer options can help you reach a four-year degree and secure a career in teaching, research, environmental analysis and a number of other fields.

Geology

A.S. Degree

Studying rocks is far from dull when you’re a geologist! A two-year Associate Degree in Geology will prepare you for entry-level positions including environmental assessment, mining and conservation. Our degree program is a vital step towards an advanced degree that will get you a long-term career. We plan field trips for our classes to give you a more direct learning approach to ensure that you gain both practical and theoretical knowledge.

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  • V 211
  • 5000 Rocklin Rd.
    Rocklin, CA 95677
  • Fall and Spring M-Th: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    F: 8:00am - 12:00pm
  • (916) 660-7900
  • (916) 630-4542

Dawn Ackerman Part-time Instructor, Geology

  • LR 113
  • 5000 Rocklin Rd.
    Rocklin, CA 95677

Alejandro Amigo Geology Instructor

  • S 103A
  • 5000 Rocklin Rd.
    Rocklin, CA 95677

Jon Beckler Part-time Instructor, Earth Science, Geography

  • LR 113
  • 5000 Rocklin Rd.
    Rocklin, CA 95677

George Bromm Laboratory Technician, Astronomy, Earth Science and Geology

  • S 122
  • 5000 Rocklin Rd.
    Rocklin, CA 95677

Holly Dodson Geology Instructor

  • S 115A
  • 5000 Rocklin Rd.
    Rocklin, CA 95677

Richard Hilton Instructor, Earth Science

  • S 115 B
  • 5000 Rocklin Rd.
    Rocklin, CA 95677

Richard Hilton is a professor of earth science, a paleontological consultant and, with his wife Kristin, works as a world traveling naturalist. He... More

William "Chip" Johnson Part-time Instructor, Earth Science

  • LR 113
  • 5000 Rocklin Rd.
    Rocklin, CA 95677

Dorothee Moss Part-time Instructor, Earth Science, Geography,

  • LR 113
  • 5000 Rocklin Rd.
    Rocklin, CA 95677

Kimberlee Stevens Part-time Instructor, Earth Science

  • LR 113
  • 5000 Rocklin Rd.
    Rocklin, CA 95677

Frank DeCourten Instructor, Earth Science, Nevada County Campus

  • N7 212
  • 250 Sierra College Dr.
    Grass Valley, CA 95945

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