Program Requirements

Geology (Comprehensive)

Bachelor of Science

This degree program is designed for those who wish to seek admission to graduate school in geology or related fields.

  1. General Education Requirements - see General Education Program and Requirements section of catalog
  2. Major Requirements (79-87 hours)
    1. GLG 110(4) or both GLG 171(3) and GLG 172(1); GLG 314(4), 332(4), 333(3), 334(3), 340(4), 358(3), 412(4), 413(6) or equivalent Field Geology course, 570(3)
    2. GLG 415(4) or 580(3) or GRY 348(3)
    3. GLG 572(3) or 573(3) or 590(3)
    4. Select a minimum of 8 additional hours of GLG courses numbered 318 or higher, but not to include more than 4 hours of GLG 360
    5. Related Requirements (27-33 hours): GRY 363(4); CHM 160(4), 161(1), 170(3), 171(1); MTH 261(5) or 287(3); MTH 280(5) or 288(3); PHY 123(4) and 124(4), or PHY 203(5) and 204(5)
    6. Public Affairs Capstone Experience will be fulfilled by completion of GLG 358(3).

  3. General Baccalaureate Degree Requirements - see General Baccalaureate Degree Requirements section of catalog

Geology (Non-Comprehensive)

Bachelor of Science
  1. General Education Requirements - see General Education Program and Requirements section of catalog
  2. Major Requirements (49-54 hours)
    1. GLG 110(4) or both GLG 171(3) and GLG 172(1); GLG 314(4), 332(4), 333(3), 334(3), 340(4), 358(3), 570(3)
    2. GLG 412(4) or 413(6) or equivalent Field Geology course
    3. CHM 160(4)
    4. MTH 138(5) or 181(3)
    5. GRY 363(4)
    6. Complete 6 hours selected from:
      1. CHM 161(1), 170(3), 171(1)
      2. GLG courses numbered 318 or higher, but not to include more than 4 hours of GLG 360
      3. GRY 348(3)
    7. Public Affairs Capstone Experience will be fulfilled by completion of GLG 358(3).

  3. Minor Required (or second major). Geology majors wishing to emphasize paleontology should minor in biology.
  4. General Baccalaureate Degree Requirements - see General Baccalaureate Degree Requirements section of catalog