Nov 21, 2018  
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Geology, BS

Geology majors have the opportunity to specialize in one of three concentration areas: coastal and marine, environmental, general geology. Minimum degree requirement is 126 s.h. of credit as follows:

1. Foundations curriculum requirements - 42 s.h.

(For information about courses that carry foundations curriculum credit see Liberal Arts Foundations Curriculum .)

3. Concentrations- 7 s.h.

(Choose one.)

Coastal and marine geology concentration:

(Choose 7 s.h. from the following.)

General geology concentration:

  • Choose 7 s.h. from any combination of GEOL courses. At least one course must be above 2999.

4. Cognates - 25 s.h.

5. Electives to complete requirements for graduation.


Students who plan to pursue graduate degrees in geology should complete a year of physics and a year of calculus.