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

Geology, BS, Environmental Geology Concentration


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Degree Awarded:         Total Credit Hours:
Bachelor of Science in Geology        120
Career Opportunities:
Mining and mineral industry, federal and state research agencies and labs, federal and state educational organizations, geospatial consulting companies, government agencies, environmental consulting companies
Note(s):
• A grade of “C” or better is required in ALL Geology courses.

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 freshman year. NOTE: Most graduate programs and many professional careers require the second calculus course.
2 With approval of the Geology Program, 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 credit hours of mathematics.

Fine Arts (3 credit hours)


Choose from the General Education Curriculum  list of Fine Arts courses.

Biology (4 credit hours)


Choose from any BIOL course in consultation with Academic Advisor.

English Literature (3 credit hours)


Choose from the General Education Curriculum  list of Literature courses.

History (3 credit hours)


Choose from the General Education Curriculum  list of History courses.

Social/Behavioral Sciences (3 credit hours)


Choose from the General Education Curriculum  list of Social/Behavioral Science courses.

Geology (6 credit hours)


Choose from any GEOL or ENVS 300/400-level course in consultation with academic advisor.

General Education Curriculum


English
(6 cr)
Mathematics
(6 cr)
Natural Sciences
(9 cr)
Social/Behavioral Sci
(6 cr)
ENGL 101 
ENGL 102  
MATH 270 
MATH 301  
PHYS 207 
PHYS 208 
Any BIOL
ECON 300 
and
Choose 3 cr from the Gen Ed Course List  
History
(3 cr)
Fine Arts
(3 cr)
Communication
(3 cr)
Literature
(3 cr)
Choose from the
Gen Ed Course List  
Choose from the
Gen Ed Course List  
ENGL 365   Choose from the
Gen Ed Course List  

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