Geology Career Track

In addition to the core geology requirements, students wishing to follow the Geology career track must also take one of the following:

GEOL 4260/GEOL 8266Process Geomorphology

3 credits

GEOL 4600/GEOG 4600Independent Research

1 - 3 credits

GEOG 4330/GEOG 8336Soil Genesis, Morphology and Classification

3 credits

Additionally, students in the Geology career track must take one of the following:

GEOL 4800Internship in Environmental/Regional Planning/Earth Science

1 - 6 credits

GEOL 4950Senior Thesis

3 credits

Students must also take additional Geology/Geography/related-field courses, which add up to at least 12 credits, and should be chosen after consultation with an advisor.

Required cognate courses

 

Chemistry:

CHEM 1180General Chemistry I

3 credits

CHEM 1184General Chemistry I Laboratory

1 credit

And Either

CHEM 1190General Chemistry II

3 credits

CHEM 1194General Chemistry II Laboratory

1 credit

OR

GEOL 4540Geochemistry

3 credits

Math:

Students must take both:

MATH 1950Calculus I

5 credits

MATH 1960Calculus II

5 credits

OR
MATH 1930Calculus for the Managerial, Life, and Social Sciences

3 credits

Physics:
PHYS 2110General Physics 1 - Calculus Level

4 credits

PHYS 1154General Physics Laboratory I

1 credit

And Either

PHYS 2120General Physics - Calculus Level

4 credits

PHYS 1164General Physics Laboratory II

1 credit

OR

GEOL 4400Geophysics

3 credits