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 a total of 52 credits, 40 credits in geology and 12 credits of supporting courses:

Major Requirements
GEOL 212Dynamic Earth and Environment4
GEOL 232Environmental Geochemistry4
GEOL 321Earth History and Stratigraphy4
GEOL 336Process Geomorphology4
GEOL 343Fundamentals of Mineral Science2
GEOL 344Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology4
GEOL 345Sedimentary Geology2
GEOL 412Field Geology (or equivalent summer field experience)6
GEOL 443Structural Geology4
GEOL 494Senior Capstone Seminar for Geology Majors2
Electives
Select four elective credits in geology4
Studies In Regional Geology
Quantitative Methods for Environmental Analysis and Problem Solving
Introduction to Soil Science
Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
GIS Practicum
Topics in Earth Science (Climate Change, Petroleum Geology)
Hydrogeology
Total Credits40
Required Supporting Courses12
CHEM 231General Chemistry I4
PHYS 221General Physics I4
MATH 231Calculus I4
or MATH 221 Applied Calculus
Recommended Supporting Courses
PHYS 222General Physics II4
MATH 232Calculus II4