The Geology Program at Moorpark College presents a study of the earth and its physical, chemical, and biological forces at work.  A comprehensive set of undergraduate courses fulfill the general education and transfer requirements of students through day, evening, and online courses. 

Please select from the listings below to view the course objectives and expected student learning outcomes for each course:

        * GEOL M02 - Physical Geology
        * GEOL M02L - Physical Geology Lab
        * GEOL M03 - Earth History
        * GEOL M05 - The World Ocean

Department Administration and Faculty

Office:  Administration Bldg. 136 (A 136)

Telephone: (805) 378-1572



  • David Gatewood, PhD, MBA, Interim Dean of Student Learning
  • Mary Anne Beck, Administrative Assistant

Department Chair

Full-time Faculty

Part-time Faculty

  • Peggye Ahlstrom
  • Jennifer Pavia
  • Karen Savage


Counselors who specialize in Geology, Chuck Brinkman, Danita Redd and Samantha Zaldivar, can be contacted through the Counseling Office.

Full Catalog Description / Degree Information