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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Geoscience - Geology (GEGE) - BS Major

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76-82 S.H. (no minor required)

2.0 GPA required.

C grade or better required in GEOS 235 and above.

Letter grade required in all major courses unless otherwise noted.

Geoscience - Geology Major Map  

This major has six parts:

  • Part I: Entrance to the Major
  • Part II: Geoscience Core Courses - provides students with an overview of the fundamentals of the geosciences
  • Part III: Geoscience Focus Areas - provides students an opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge in specific areas of study within the geosciences
  • Part IV: Geoscience Capstone - provides students with research experience and opportunities for professional development
  • Part V: Geoscience Electives - allows students to explore areas of interest in the geosciences
  • Part VI: Additional Requirements - provides students with an opportunity to learn the fundamentals of other scientific disciplines, all of which relate to the geosciences

PART I: Entrance to Geoscience Major (4-5 S.H.)

 Choose one:

PART II: Geoscience Core Courses (19 S.H.)

PART III: Geoscience Focus Areas (22 S.H.)

PART IV: Geoscience Capstone (3-4 S.H.)

Additional Capstone Credits:

 Students may elect to pursue additional capstone credits from:

PART V: Geoscience Electives (7-8 S.H.)

Choose 7-8 additional credits from the following:

PART VI: Additional Requirements (21-24 S.H.)

Allied Science Requirements (18-20 S.H.)

Biology (4 S.H.)

Chemistry (4 S.H.)

Mathematics (6-8 S.H.)

Choose one group:

Physics (4 S.H.)

Choose one:

Allied Science Electives (3-4 S.H.)

 Choose one:


◎ = Oral Intensive

◆ = Math/Critical Analysis Intensive

△ = Writing Intensive

✽ = Physical Development and Wellness Graduation Requirement

= Civic Engagement and Service Learning

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