Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

WCC Associate of Arts and UH Hilo BA and BS in Geology

Windward Community College
Associate of Arts Degree to UH Hilo
Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in Geology
March, 2009~

~UH Hilo requirements are those in effect for the 2009-2010 academic year. Students are advised to consult future UH Hilo catalogs to determine if changes have been made to any major requirements.

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 of Bachelor of Science in Geology
Writing intensive course requirements: 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
All required Geology courses must be completed with a “C” or better All required Geology courses must be completed with a “C” or better
Geol 111, 111L Geol 111, 111L GG 101~
Geol 112, 112L Geol 112, 112L None
Geol 212 Geol 212 None
Geol 320 Geol 320 None
Two courses selected from: 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~~ and 170L~~, Phys 172~~, 172L~~
Math 205~~, 206~~ Math 205~~, 206~~
English 225~~ See your UHH Geology advisor if you have taken any technical writing course.
6 additional 300-400 level Geology courses, totaling at least 18 credits 12 additional semester hours in Geology 300-400 level courses

~ These courses must be passed with a C or better.
~~ A minimum 2.0 required for these group of classes.


Ken Hon, Chair
Geology Department
UH Hilo

Leon Hallacher, Chair
Natural Science Division
UH Hilo

Randy Hirokawa, Dean
College of Arts and Science
UH Hilo

Philip Castille
Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
UH Hilo

Floyd McCoy, Professor of Geology
Chair, Natural Sciences Department
Windward Community College

Richard Fulton
Vice Chancellor for Instruction
Windward Community College