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Geology (Astronomy Information is below)

UH Hilo Requirement
General Education, Writing Intensive & Hawaiian/Asian/Pacific Courses

Windward CC Equivalency

General Education

Students who complete their Associate of Arts degree will have fulfilled all General Education requirements for a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science in Geology.

Writing intensive course requirement: The number of writing intensive courses required depends on the number of credits with which a student enters UH Hilo. Students who transfer with 60 credits will need to take 2 writing intensive courses, one of which must be at the 300/400 level. 

Writing intensive courses taken at Windward CC (100-200 level) will count toward the writing intensive requirement at UH Hilo. 

Upper Division requirement: The Bachelor of Arts Degree in Geology requires 34 (for the Bachelor of Arts) or 30 (for the Bachelor of Science) credits numbered 300 and above.

None

Hawaiian/Asian/Pacific requirement: 3 credits.

Many Windward CC courses will satisfy the Hawaiian/Asian/Pacific requirement at UH Hilo. Please consult your academic advisor.

UH Hilo Requirement
Bachelor of Arts

UH Hilo Requirement
Bachelor of Science

Windward CC Equivalency

Geol 111, 111L

Geol 111, 111L

GG 101*

Geol 112, 112L

Geol 112, 112L

None

Geol 212 and Geology 320

Geol 212 and Geology 320

None

2 of the following: Geol 330, Geol 340, Geol 342, Geol 370

Geol 330 and, Geol 340 and, Geol 342 and, Geol 370

None

Geol 495A – 495B

Geol 495A – 495B

None

Mare 201

 

Ocean 201

Astr 180

 

Astr 180

Chem 114-114L*

 

Chem 151*, 151L*

Phys 106*

 

Phys 151*

Phys 170L*

 

Phys 151L*

 

Chem 124**, 124D**, 124L**, 125**, 125D**, 125L**

Chem 161**, 161L**
162**, 162L**

 

Physics 170**, 170L**, 171**, 171L**

Physics 170** & 170L**
Phys 172** & 172L**

 

Math 205**, 206**

Math 205**, 206**

 

English 225**

See UHH Geology advisor if for equivalencies.

18 additional 3 semester hours in Geology 300-400 level courses

12 additional semester hours in Geology 300-400 level courses

None

* All required Geology courses must be passed with a C or better.
** A minimum 2.0 required for these group of classes

All courses are based on 2009-2010 catalogues

For more information about WCC’s Geology program contact professor Floyd McCoy.

For more information about transferring from WCC to UH Hilo contact transfer academic advisor Carla Rogers.


Astronomy

Windward Community College Associate of Arts Degree to UH Hilo Bachelor of Science  in Astronomy

UH Hilo General Education

Windward CC equivalency

General Education

Students who complete their Associate of Arts degree will have fulfilled all General Education requirements for a Bachelor of Science in Astronomy

Writing intensive (WI) course requirement: The number of writing intensive courses required depends on the number of credits with which a student enters UH Hilo.  Students who transfer with 60 credits will need to take 2 WI courses, one of which must be at the 300/400 level.

Writing intensive (WI) courses taken at Windward CC will count toward the writing intensive requirement at UH Hilo.  Students will still need to take at least one WI course at the 300/400 level

Upper Division requirement: The Bachelor of Science degree in Astronomy requires 30 credits numbered 300 and above

None

Hawaiian/Asian/Pacific (HAP) requirement: 3 credits

Many Windward CC courses will satisfy the Hawaiian/Asian/Pacific (HAP) requirement at UH Hilo. Please consult your advisor.

UH Hilo BS in Astronomy

Windward CC equivalency

ASTR 180

ASTR 180

ASTR 181

ASTR 181

ASTR 250

ASTR 250 & ASTR 250L (these courses are in draft form; articulate will follow at a later date)

ASTR 350 & ASTR 351

None

ASTR 495A&B

None

ENG 225

(see UH Hilo Astronomy Advisor if you have taken any technical writing course)

MATH 205

MATH 205

MATH 206

MATH 206

MATH 231

MATH 231

MATH 232 & MATH 300

None

PHYS 172

PHYS 170 or PHYS 151

PHYS 170L

PHYS 151L or PHYS 170L

PHYS 173

PHYS 272 or PHYS 152

PHYS 171L

PHYS 272L or PHYS 152L

PHYS 270

None

15 credits from specific 300+ level courses

None

All required Astronomy courses must be completed with a “C” or better

UH Hilo Minor in Earth and Space Science

Windward CC equivalency

ASTR 110L

ASTR 110L

ASTR 180

ASTR 180

ASTR 181

ASTR 181

GEOL 111-111L

GG 101

GEOL 112-112L

None

GEOL 205

GG 103

And one of the following courses: GEOL 300, GEOL 450, GEOL 470

None

UH Hilo Minor in Astronomy

Windward CC equivalency

ASTR 180

ASTR 180

ASTR 181

ASTR 181

ASTR 250

ASTR 250 & ASTR 250L (these courses are in draft form; articulate will follow at a later date)

All courses are based on 2009-2010 catalogues.

For more information about Windward CC’s Astronomy program contact professor Joseph Ciotti

For more information about transferring to UH Hilo contact transfer academic advisor Carla Rogers

 

 

page last updated: April 28, 2014

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