2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jun 30, 2022  
2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Physics: Concentration in Geophysics [PHY/GEOP]

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The study of geophysics includes a knowledge of the physical laws that govern the earth and a range of geology topics such as the earth’s interior, crustal movements, soil composition, mineral and fossil fuel resources. Crucial to these topics are the mathematical tools needed to describe them.

Career Potential

  • Graduate work in geophysics
  • Technical specialist
  • Energy exploration
  • Government

C. Required Elective Courses: 12 credit hours

Six in physics and six in geology from the following:

Total Credit Hours Required for Graduation: 124

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