Bachelor of Science in Geology

This curriculum provides a background in the geosciences and opportunity to specialize in an area of interest (i.e., environmental geology, paleontology) through elective major or related courses. It is designed for those interested in preparation for graduate studies or employment in the field of geology. Click here to see the courses in geology.

Curriculum in Geology (GEOL)
FR F S Course Name F S
CHEM 1030 1040 Fundamentals of Chemistry I & II 3 3
CHEM 1031 1041 Fundamentals of Chemistry I & II Lab 1 1
 HIST     Core History I & ll 3 3
ENGL 1100 1120 English Composition I & II 3 3
GEOL 1100 Physical Geology 4
GEOL   1110 Historical Geology 4
      Total Credits 14 14
SO          
BIOL 1020   Principles of Biology and Lab (1021) 4
BIOL   1030 Organismal Biology and Lab (1031) 4
MATH 1610 1620 Calculus I & II 4 4
ENGL 2200   Core Literature I 3
  Free Elective 4
GEOL   2050 Min & Opt Cryst 5
GEOL   2050  Ign & Met Petrol 4
      Total Credits 16 16
JR          
PHYS 1500 1510 General Physics I & II 4 4
      Core Fine Arts 3
Core Social Sci I 3
      Technical Elective 3
GEOL 3200   Principles of Paleontology 3
GEOL   3400 Structural Geology 4
GEOL     GEOL Elective 3 4
      Total Credits 16 15
Summer          
GEOL 3650   Field Camp   6
SR          
    Core Humanities 3
  Core Social Sci II 3
ENGL   Core Literature II 3
      Technical Elective 4
GEOL 4010   Sed Petrol 3
GEOL   4110 Stratigraphy 3
      GEOL Elective 4 4
GEOL Senior Seminar   1
      Total 14 14

TOTAL HOURS - 125
Technical Elective - see advisor for approved course listing.
GEOL Elective - see advisor for approved course listing.

Last updated: 06/14/2013