May 23, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Geoscience - Environmental Science (GEES) - BS Major

students studying geoscience

85-96 credits (no minor required)

2.0 GPA required.

C grade or better required in GEOS 235 & above.

Letter grade required in all major courses unless otherwise noted.

View the Environmental Science  section for alliances with other department environmental science options.

Geoscience - Environmental Science Major Map  

PART I: Entrance to Geoscience Major (4-5 credits)

 Choose one:

PART II: Geoscience Core Courses (19 credits)

PART III: Geoscience Focus Areas (22-24 credits)

PART IV: Geoscience Capstone (3-4 credits)

Additional Capstone Credits

Students may pursue additional capstone credits from the following:

PART V: Geoscience Electives (4-6 credits)

Choose 4-6 additional credits from the following:

PART VI: Additional Requirements (33-38 credits)

Allied Science Requirements (18-20 credits)

Biology (4 credits)

Chemistry (4 credits)

Physics (4 credits)

 Choose one:

Allied Science Electives (15-18 credits)

Choose 6-8 credits from the following:

Choose 6 credits from the following:

Choose 3-4 credits from the following:


◎ = Oral Intensive

◆ = Math/Critical Analysis Intensive

△ = Writing Intensive

✽ = Physical Development and Wellness Graduation Requirement