Associate Degree with Geosciences Emphasis

9-13 credits

Offered at: UW-Baraboo/Sauk County, UW-Fond du Lac, UW-Fox Valley, UW-Manitowoc, UW-Marinette, UW-Marshfield/Wood County, UW-Marathon County, UW-Richland, UW-Rock County, UW-Sheboygan, UW-Washington County, UW-Waukesha and UW Colleges Online

Students seeking an Associate of Arts and Science Degree (AAS) with an emphasis must successfully complete the AAS requirements and the specific emphasis requirements. Completion of the following courses will fulfill the requirements for this emphasis.

Course# Course Credits
Required Courses* (4-5 credits) - Choose 1 of the following:
GEO 125 Physical Geography** 4-5
GLG 101 Physical Geology 4-5
Elective Course* (4-5 credits) – Student/Advisor Choice
NS Geography, Geology, or Meteorology course that has the NS degree designation*** 4-5
*Note that to achieve a minimum of nine credits required for the Emphasis, at least one of the courses must be taken for five credits.
**Note that GEO 123 Physical Geography: Weather and Climate and GEO 124 Physical Geography: Landforms may be used in place of GEO 125
*** If GEO 123 and GEO 124 are substituted for GEO 125, then GEO 125 may not be used to fulfill the "Any other course" elective requirement, and if GEO125 is used, then neither GEO123 nor 124 may be used to fulfill the "Any other course" requirement.


For complete details on an Associate Degree with Emphasis, please contact your campus Solution Center/Student Affairs Office.