Bachelor of Science, Major in Geology

Bachelor of Science, Major in Geology
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
MATH 1420
MATH 1430
Calculus I
and Calculus II 2
7-8
or MATH 3379 Statistical Mthods In Practice
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
GEOL 4360
GEOL 4361
Stratigraphy And Sedimentation
and Structural Geology
and Field Geology
and Field Geology
14
GEOL 4413
GEOL 4304
Methods In Applied Geophysics
and Geochemistry
7
Major
Advanced Geology electives9
Minor (if required)
Courses in accepted minor6
Courses in accepted minor12
Total Hours120-121
1

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

2

MATH 1420 satisfies the Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area II (Mathematics), one semester credit hour of Component Area IX (Component Area Option), and the Degree Specific requirement.

First Year
FallHoursSpringHoursSummerHours
CHEM 141114CHEM 141214GEOL 33013
ENGL 130123ENGL 130223 
GEOL 1403 or 14054GEOL 14044 
MATH 142034MATH 1430 or 33793-4 
 15 14-15 3
Second Year
FallHoursSpringHours 
GEOL 34044GEOL 34054 
Minor Course3Minor Course3 
PHYS 1301
PHYS 1101
4PHYS 1302
PHYS 1102
4 
POLS 230543POLS 230643 
 14 14 
Third Year
FallHoursSpringHours 
Component Area IV 3Component Area V 3 
GEOL 44004GEOL 44024 
HIST 130153HIST 130253 
Minor Course3Minor Course3 
 13 13 
Fourth Year
FallHoursSpringHoursSummerHours
Component Area VIII 3Component Area IX 3GEOL 4360
GEOL 4361
6
GEOL 43043GEOL 44134 
GEOL Advanced elective3GEOL Advanced elective3 
GEOL Advanced elective3Minor Course3 
Minor Course3  
 15 13 6
Total Hours: 120-121
1

 Satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area III (Life and Physical Science).

2

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

3

 Satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area II (Mathematics).

4

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

5

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