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A degree in geology creates great career opportunities in both private sector and government jobs for students interested in science. Mt. Hood Community College is a great place to get started on your degree before transferring to a four-year school.

The Experience

Program Details

The geology major at MHCC lets you earn most of your core credits at a lower cost before transferring to a four-year school to finish your degree. If you want to transfer to a four-year school, you should work with your transfer school of choice and an MHCC geology advisor to make sure you are taking the right classes.

Your future

MHCC works with a number of four-year institutions to make sure your credits can easily transfer for completion of your bachelor’s, including Oregon State University, Portland State University, and University of Oregon.

How To Get Started

You can start the geology program during any term. Students admitted to MHCC can sign up for classes in the program after reading, writing, and math placement requirements have been met.

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You can complete an Associate of Science degree while taking lower-division geology courses that will prepare you to transfer to a four-year school. Be sure to work with an MHCC advisor and the transfer institution you'd like to attend to ensure the correct courses are being taken.

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