Why choose Geology at PPCC?
The PPCC Geology program will take you outside the classroom for some world-class field work that delves into the forces that shaped our planet. PPCC's Associate of Science in Geology is guaranteed to transfer to any state college or university in Colorado. If you pursue more advanced degrees, you could pursue careers in the energy sector, engineering, mining, and academia, among others.
What do PPCC Geology students study?
Geologists study the earth. For 4.5 billion years Earth has been shaped by many natural forces like floods, earthquakes, volcanoes and continental drift to name a few. In geology students will learn:
- Basics of chemistry and physics
- Earth materials and features
- Mathematics and how it applies to geology
In Geology at PPCC our goal is for the student to completely prepare for transfer to a four-year university or college by providing them with a solid background in the first two years of Geology instruction.
Classes You Might Take
Geology is a fantastic career that combines fieldwork, lab work and office work. We can help students prepare for careers as a:
- Seismic Interpreter
- Engineering Geologist