Along with specific requirements for any major, all students in the Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degree programs must meet all general education and graduation requirements under a single catalog.

 The Bachelor of Science option requires 36 credits in geology including:

Major Requirements
GEOL 211Exploring the Dynamic Earth4
or GEOL 201 Exploring the Dynamic Earth - Field
GEOL 321Earth History and Stratigraphy4
GEOL 336Process Geomorphology4
Select one of the following:2
Fundamentals of Geochemistry
Physics of the Earth (or equivalent)
GEOL 343Fundamentals of Mineral Science2
GEOL 344General Petrology and Petrography4
GEOL 443Structural Geology4
GEOL 412Field Geology (or equivalent summer field experience)6
GEOL 494Senior Capstone Seminar for Geology Majors2
Electives
Select four elective credits in geology4
Total Credits36

Required supporting courses are:

Required Supporting Courses
CHEM 231General Chemistry I4
PHYS 231Introductory Physics I4
or PHYS 221 General Physics I
Select one of the following:4
General Chemistry II
Introductory Physics II
General Physics II
MATH 221Applied Calculus4
or MATH 231 Calculus I
Recommended Supporting Courses
MATH 232Calculus II4