2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Mar 01, 2024  
2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Geology: Concentration in Environmental Science [GLY/ENVS]

This major in the Geology Department  with a concentration in environmental science provides a broad-based program designed to meet the professional and graduate school demands of environmental geoscientists.

Career Potential

  • Environmental geoscientist
  • Consulting geoscientist
  • Hydrogeologist

A. Required Courses in Geology: 29-30 credit hours

B. Elective Courses in Geology: 5-6 credit hours

Choose five to six credit hours from the following to bring the total in Geology (GLY) courses to 35 credit hours.

Select a two-semester sequence from the following:

D. College Requirements: 36-39 credit hours

  • Composition and General Education Courses: 24-27 credit hours
  • Free Elective Courses: 12 credit hours
  • The General Education requirements in the following categories are satisfied by courses in the program:
    • Quantitative Skills (Category 1)
    • Natural Sciences (Categories 2 and 13)
    • Social Science (Category 3)
    • Presentation Skills (in Category 10)
    • Science, Technology, Values and Society (Category 12)

Total Credit Hours Required for Graduation: 120-123


Students in the B.A. program may need to take additional foreign language courses to reach the 202 level.