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2017-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Academic Catalog

Geology, B.S., (Petroleum or Environmental)


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CIP Code: S410 (400601-01)
Total Credit Hours: 121
Degree Awarded: Bachelor of Science in Geology
Career Opportunities: Environmental Geology - Environmental protection agencies, Mining well service and drilling companies.
Petroleum Geology - Petroleum industry including oil and gas exploration and production, universities, colleges.

General Education Core Curriculum


Core Curriculum  

Freshman Year


Required Courses


Note:


1 Students who meet criteria set by the Department of Mathematics may register for MATH 270  upon entry. Those who do not meet these qualifications must take MATH 143 . Students are advised to complete this course in the summer semester prior to the freshman year.

2 With approval of the Department of Geology, TWO of the following may be substituted for MATH 301  :STAT 427G , STAT 428G , or ENVS 455G  and ENVS 464G , provided that the student satisfies core curriculum requirements by taking six hours of mathematics. NOTE: most graduate programs and many professional careers require the second calculus course.

Electives


Fine Arts (3 Credits)


Choose from DANC, MUS, THEA, or VIAR.

Total: 31 Credits


Sophomore Year


Electives


Biology (4 Credits)


History (3 Credits)


Choose from advisor approved list.

English Literature (3 Credits)


Choose a literature course.

Total: 30 Credits


Junior Year


Electives


Concentration (6 Credits)


Concentrations: environmental geology, petroleum geology. A list of courses that satisfy concentration electives is available from the advisors.

Total: 25 Credits


Senior Year


Electives


Concentration (9 Credits)


Concentrations: environmental geology, petroleum geology. A list of courses that satisfy concentration electives is available from the advisors.

Geology (3 Credits)


Choose from 100-200 level Geology courses, 300-level Geology field trips, or GEOL 305 .

Social/Behavioral Sciences (3 Credits)


Choose from ANTH, ECON, GEOG, POLS, PSYC, or SOCI. Three hours must be at the 200-level or above.

Elective (3 Credits)


Total: 35 Credits


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