Associate in Arts - Direct Transfer Agreement (AA-DTA)
Knowledge about the planet we inhabit, the surrounding universe and the natural forces
that impact our world adds value to our daily lives and provides the basis for interesting
careers in a broad range of disciplines: astronomy, geology, meteorology and oceanography.
Begin studies for an advanced degree leading to positions with government agencies
or private industry as an independent consultant, teacher, or researcher.
For a roadmap that identifies the preferred sequencing of courses and other specific recommendations from faculty, please see the corresponding program map(s):
|ASTR& 101||Intro to Astronomy||5|
|BIOL 130||Biodiversity of Pacific Northwest||5|
|CHEM& 161*||General Chemistry w/Lab I||5|
|CHEM& 162*||General Chemistry w/Lab II||5|
|CHEM& 163*||General Chemistry w/Lab III||5|
|ERSI 104||Introduction to Earth Sciences||5|
|GEOL& 101||Intro to Physical Geology||5|
|GEOL 118||Historical Geology||5|
|OCEA& 101||Intro to Oceanography||5|
Total transferable credits required to earn this degree: 90 in courses numbered 100 or above with a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0. A course cannot be credited toward more than one distribution or skill area.
*It is recommended that sequence courses be completed at one institution.
MATH& 141 and 142 are highly recommended.
Upon the completion of the AA DTA, students will be prepared for transfer to a four-year institution for the student's intended career pathway, and have the following skills and abilities:
Global Skills (assessed at degree level):
General education outcomes (assessed at course level):
Area of study outcomes:
Program planning is based on information available at the time of preparation. It is the student’s responsibility to meet with their LCC advisor and with an advisor at the college to which they plan to transfer for specific requirements. Consult the LCC catalog for LCC graduation requirements.
Most four-year universities require one year of a single foreign language as a graduation requirement.