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2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Geology/Geoscience, AA


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Program Requirements:


The following advisement plan is a recommended course of study. Academic programs offered at Jones College are designed to meet the educational needs and advancement of students who plan to transfer course credit to a university and complete a bachelor’s degree. As part of each academic program, students will take courses to meet the Jones College’s general education core requirements and electives as determined by the student and his/her faculty advisor. All academic programs are designed to lead to an Associate of Arts degree.

To streamline the transfer of credit from Jones College to any university in the State of Mississippi, Jones College participates in the articulation agreement between the Mississippi Community College Board and the Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning. For the purpose of ensuring transfer-ability within Mississippi, the Mississippi Articulation Transfer Tool (MATT) shall be used to advise and guide students in choosing the best courses to take as part of the requirements to graduate from Jones College with an Associate of Arts degree.

If there are questions, current students should contact their faculty adviser and potential students should contact Enrollment Services  .

Freshman Year


Fall Semester


Total Hours: 17


Spring Semester


Total Hours: 17


Sophomore Year


Fall Semester


  • Physics I Semester Credit Hours: 4-5 4
  • Literature Semester Credit Hours: 3 5
  • Humanities elective Semester Credit Hours: 3 3
  • Social science elective Semester Credit Hours: 3 6
  • Approved elective Semester Credit Hours: 3-4 6,7

Total Hours: 16-18


Spring Semester


Total Hours: 16-18


Note(s):


1Students unprepared for calculus should enroll in Trigonometry or College Algebra. Calculus is not required for environmental geoscience at MSU; students should take college Algebra and Trigonomety.

2Required by UM, USM, and MSU for professional geology; not required for environmental geoscience at MSU.

3MSU requires three hours of history; UM requires six hours of history; USM requires at least three hours of history

4MSU requires the calculus-based physics sequence (PHY 2515 - General Physics IA/PHY 2525 - General Physics IIA); USM and UM will accept the calculus or trigonometry based sequence (PHY 2414 - General Physics I/PHY 2424 - General Physics II).

5MSU and USM require three hours of literature; UM requires six hours of literature.

6MSU requires three hours of history and GEO 1113 - World Geography; UM requires 6 hours of history plus 6 hours of PSC, ECO, or SOC; USM requires six hours of history plus six hours of HPR 1213GEO 1113,PSC 1113PSY 1513, or SOC 2113 

7MSU requires SPT 1113 - Public Speaking I and two semesters of foreign language; USM requires BIO 1134 - General Biology I

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