Earth Science is a broad field offering countless personal and professional opportunities to work on practical and important problems in society. Job opportunities related to the earth and our environment will always be plentiful. Obtain the associate degree and build your knowledge base and your resume for finding your next local job. Or, plan to transfer to a four-year institution and study geologic hazards, planetary exploration, the environment, resource management, bioremediation, or any number of other related subfields. As with all programs, students who intend to transfer to a four-year institution should research the transfer institution's requirements and plan to complete with the CSU GE Breadth pattern or IGETC GE pattern.