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    East Carolina University
  Dec 14, 2017
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Geology, BS

Program Coordinator: Steve Harper (Graham Building 104; 252-328-6773;

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. General education requirements - 40 s.h.

(For information about courses that carry general education credit see General Education Program.)

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.