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  Dec 15, 2017
 
2017-18 Undergraduate Catalog

Geology: Concentration in Environmental Science [GLY_ENVS]


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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
  • Watershed specialist
  • Hydrologist or hydrogeologist

B. Elective Courses in Geology: 6 credit hours


Choose one course from Group A and an additional three credit hours from Group A or B to bring the total in Geology (GLY) courses to 35 credit hours. Students intending to seek licensure as a professional geologist are advised to take GLY 302 and GLY 469.

D. College Requirements: 36 credit hours


  • Composition and General Education Courses: 21-24 credit hours
  • Free Elective Courses: 12-15 credit hours
  • The General Education requirements in the following categories are satisfied by courses in the program:
    • Quantitative Skills (Category 1)
    • Natural Sciences (Category 2)
    • Social Science (Category 3)
    • Presentation Skills (in Category 10)
    • Science, Technology, Values and Society (Category 12)

Total Credit Hours Required for Graduation: 120


Note


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

Example of Geology: Concentration in Environmental Science [GLY/ENVS] over four years


Total credit hours for semester: 14


First Year Spring


Total credit hours for semester: 16


Total credit hours for semester: 15


Second Year Spring


Total credit hours for semester: 15


Third Year Fall


Total credit hours for semester: 16


Total credit hours for semester: 15


Fourth Year Fall


Total credit hours for semester: 15


Fourth Year Spring


Total credit hours for semester: 15


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