2022-2023 College Catalog 
    May 30, 2024  
2022-2023 College Catalog [Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

Geology, AS-STEM for Transfer to UALR BS in Geology

About This Degree

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NPC Faculty Mentor: Rebecca Taormina (Rebecca.Taormina@np.edu) 501-760-4119

  • This curriculum is designed for persons who plan to obtain an Associate of Science in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (AS-STEM) degree at National Park College (NPC) and transfer to the University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR) to complete a Bachelor’s degree.
  • Prerequisite courses and/or developmental courses may need to be taken in addition to this suggested plan of study.

UALR Transfer Admission information and policies

Additional UALR information regarding this program:

  • The student will have earned the Associate of Science in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (AS-STEM) degree at NPC with at least a 2.0 cumulative grade point average (GPA).
  • The student must complete the requirements necessary for general admission to UALR, as well as specific admission to the BS in Geology program.
  • Remedial course grades will not be computed in the cumulative GPA for purposes of admission.

UALR Transfer Scholarship information and policies

NPUC Transfer Resources:   • Transfer 101  •  Transfer Checklists  •  Transfer FAQ

NPC Honors Program: The NPC Honors Program is accepting applications. Learn more about the NPC Honors Program.

General Education Core - 35 Credit Hours

60 Credit Hours

Remaining Courses to be Completed at UALR - Geology: 60 Credit Hours

Prefix Course # Course Name Credit Hours
ERSC 2303/2103 Historical Geology 4
ERSC 3320 Field Geology I 3
ERSC 3410 Mineralogy 4
ERSC 3411 Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology 4
ERSC 3430 Structural Geology 4
ERSC 3440 Sedimentology and Stratigraphy 4
ERSC 4090 Graduation Preparation 0
ERSC 4190 Senior Seminar 1
ERSC 4320 Field Geology II 3
ERSC 4473 Hydrogeology 4
ERSC X4XX Remaining Geology Foundation Core 4
ERSC X3XX Upper Level Elective 7
    Upper Level Elective Unrestricted 11
    Unrestricted hours toward 120 7
    Total UALR Credit Hours: 60
    Total Credit Hours: 120

Academic Year: 2022-2023
Revised: June, 2022