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Geology Major and Minor Requirements

Requirements for a Major in Geology

For more detailed information, refer to the University Catalogue of your entering year.
 

Required Geology Courses

  • Physical Geology or Investigation Earth
  • Historical Geology 
  •  Mineralogy 
  •  Petrology 
  •  Stratigraphy and Sedimentation 
  •  Structural Geology 
  •  Seminar
  • Senior Culminating Experience or Honors Thesis/Project
  • Eight additional hours of GEO coursework

Required extra-departmental courses

  • Precalculus or Calculus I
  • Foundations of Chemistry or Concepts in Chemistry
  • General Physics I or one BIO course 

Requirements for a Minor in Geology

Required Geology Courses

  • Physical Geology or Investigation Earth
  • Historical Geology
  • Additional 8 semester hours of geology coursework at the 200 level or higher.