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2014-2015 Undergraduate and Graduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Geology, B.S.


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CIP Code: S410 (400601-01)
Total Credit Hours: 120-122
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.

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 140 or 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 427(G) , STAT 428(G) , or ENVS 406 , 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


ARTS (3 Credits)


ARTS elective must be from DANC, MUS, THEA, or VIAR.

Total: 30-32 Credits


Sophomore Year


Electives


LIT (3 Credits)


Consult Geology advisor for approved list.

HIST (3 Credits)


Consult Geology advisor for approved list.

Total: 32 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.

GEOL (3 Credits)


100 and 200 level Geology courses, 300-level Geology field trips, GEOL 305  and GEOL 325  may not be used to satisfy Geology elective requirements.

BHSC (3 Credits)


BHSC Elective must be chosen from ANTH, ECON, GEOG, POLS, PSYC, or SOCI, with at least one course at the 200-level or above.

Elective (2 Credits)


Total: 33 Credits


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