Bachelor of Science, Major in Geology (Geoscience)

Bachelor of Science, Major in Geology (Geoscience)
Core Curriculum
Component Area I (Communication)6
Component Area II (Mathematics)3
Component Area III (Life and Physical Science)8
Component Area IV (Language, Philosophy, and Culture)3
Component Area V (Creative Arts)3
Component Area VI (U.S. History)6
Component Area VII (Political Science/Government)6
Component Area VIII (Social and Behavioral Sciences)3
Component Area IX (Component Area Option)4
Degree Specific Requirements
CHEM 1411
CHEM 1412
General Chemistry I
and General Chemistry II 1
8
Select two of the following or more advanced courses:6-8
Pre Calculus Algebra
Plane Trigonometry
Elementary Functions 2
Calculus I 2
PHYS 1301
PHYS 1101
PHYS 1302
PHYS 1102
General Phy-Mechanics & Heat
and General Physics Laboratory I
and Gen Phy-Snd,Lght, Elec, & Mag
and General Physics Laboratory II
8
Major Core
GEOL 1403Physical Geology4
or GEOL 1405 Geologic Hazards & Resources
GEOL 1404
GEOL 3301
Historical Geology
and Field Methods
7
GEOL 3404
GEOL 3405
Mineralogy
and Petrology
8
GEOL 4400
GEOL 4402
Stratigraphy And Sedimentation
and Structural Geology
8
GEOL 4413
GEOL 4304
Methods In Applied Geophysics
and Geochemistry
7
Major
Advanced Geology electives15
Minor (if required)
Courses in accepted minor6
Courses in accepted minor12
Total Hours120-122
1

Satisfy the Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area III (Life and Physical Science) and the Degree Specific requirement.

2

 MATH 1410 or MATH 1420 satisfy one semester credit hour of the Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area IX (Component Area Option).

Note

A minor in geography, science, or mathematics is strongly recommended.

First Year
FallHoursSpringHoursSummerHours
ENGL 130113CHEM 141134GEOL 33013
GEOL 14034ENGL 130213 
MATH 1314 or 141023GEOL 14044 
PHYS 1301
PHYS 1101
4MATH 1420 or 131624 
 15-16 14-15 3
Second Year
FallHoursSpringHours 
CHEM 141244GEOL 34054 
GEOL 34044Minor Course3 
Minor Course3PHYS 1302
PHYS 1102
4 
POLS 230543POLS 230643 
 14 14 
Third Year
FallHoursSpringHours 
Component Area IV 3Component Area V 3 
GEOL 44004GEOL 44024 
GEOL Advanced Elective3GEOL Advanced Elective3 
HIST 130153HIST 130253 
Minor Course3Minor Course3 
 16 16 
Fourth Year
FallHoursSpringHours 
Component Area VIII 3Component Area IX 3 
GEOL 43043GEOL 44134 
GEOL Advanced Elective3GEOL Advanced Elective3 
GEOL Advanced elective3Minor Course3 
Minor Course3  
 15 13 
Total Hours: 120-122
1

 Satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area I (Communications).

2

 Satisfies the Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area II (Mathematics) and one semester credit hour of Component Area IX (Component Area Option).

3

 Satisfies four semester credit hours of the Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area III (Life and Physical Science).

4

Satisfies the Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area VII (Political Science/Government).

5

Satisfies he Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area VI (U.S. History).