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Geology

Do you wonder how the Earth's structure was created? How did our planet look back in prehistoric times? Ever find a rock or a mineral and wonder what kind it is or how it was made? Would you like to know how to protect the Earth and all it's resources? if you answer yes, join us at Barton Community College as a Geology student.

We will explore Earth's structure, history, and ways to protect the environment. Barton can help get you started on an exciting career pathway. Check out the list below for possible employment opportunities that involve Geology!

Curriculum Guides
Curriculum Guides

2018-2020 Curriculum Guides: Students who enrolled in their program prior to Fall 2020 should use the following Curriculum Guide. 

Associate in Science
2018-2020 Geology

2020-2022 Curriculum Guides: Newly admitted or returning re-admitted students for Fall 2020 or later should use the following Curriculum Guide.

Associate in Science
2020-2022 Geology 

Check out the Course Search for a full listing of courses available.

Students Preparing to Transfer
Students Preparing to Transfer

Barton Community College's Geology curriculum is designed to provide the general education requirement and core Geology courses for students who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a bachelor's degree in Geology. Electives must meet the requirements of the transfer institution. Students should coordinate with their advisor for transfer requirements.

Discover Career Paths
Discover Career Paths

Careers can be found in the following:

  • Petroleum industry
  • Natural Gas industry
  • Oil companies
  • Mining and Geological Engineer
  • Government
  • Resource Management
  • Park Naturalist
  • Soil and Water Conservationist
  • Construction
  • Education
  • Research
  • Seismologist
  • Volcanologist
  • Paleontologist
  • Geoscientist

Visit the What Can I Do with My Major? webpage to find helpful resources on career paths, employers and more!