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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Geology, BS


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Program Coordinator: Dave Mallinson (Graham Building 301-C; 252-328-1344; mallinsond@ecu.edu)

The core curriculum of the Geology, BS provides a solid foundation of geoscience knowledge that prepares students for current and future job opportunities and to attend graduate school. The degree offers two concentrations. The professional concentration is designed for students desiring to receive the degree with a strong background in geology and additional mathematics and science courses that will make them very competitive in the job market. The applied concentration is designed for students desiring to pursue advanced degrees with an emphasis on research in earth sciences. 

The degree requires a minimum of 120 s.h. as follows:

1. General education requirements including those listed below - 40 s.h.


(For information about courses that carry general education credit view the General Education Program  section.)

3. Concentrations - 6-9 s.h.


(Choose one of the following concentrations.)

a. Applied research concentration (6 s.h.)


b. Professional concentration (9 s.h.)


  • Choose 9 s.h. of GEOL electives with at least 6 s.h. at the 3000-level or higher. 

4. Cognates - 22-26 s.h.


Choose a set of cognates according to selected concentration. 

5. Electives to complete requirements for graduation.


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