2024-2025 College Catalog 
    Jun 22, 2024  
2024-2025 College Catalog

Graduation Map: 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

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

How to Use the Graduation Map

Full-time? Part-time? Need developmental courses? Starting in the Spring or Summer?
Take courses in the order shown on the Graduation Map. See your academic advisor to help streamline your path toward degree completion.*

Scholarship recipients: Please be aware of eligibility criteria for your scholarship(s).  In particular, pay attention to (1) the enrollment requirements each semester for disbursement of your scholarship(s) and (2) the number of hours and GPA required each semester and/or year for renewal of your scholarship(s).  Graduation Maps provide a semester-by-semester course listing to allow you to graduate on time.  Contact the Office of Student Financial Aid at (501) 760-6398 with any questions regarding enrollment/renewal requirements of your scholarship(s).

Semester 3 - Fall (15 Credit Hours)

Semester 4 - Spring (17 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