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 Program and Requirements
  2. Major Requirements (65-71)
    1. GLG 110(4) or both GLG 171(3) and GLG 172(1); GLG 314(3), 332(3), 333(3), 334(3), 340(4), 358(3), 570(3)
    2. Complete 6 hours from GLG 412 or GLG 413 or equivalent pre-approved Field Geology course transferred from another university.
    3. Select a minimum of 10 additional hours of GLG courses numbered 318 or higher, with at least 6 of these hours from GLG courses numbered 400 or higher.
    4. GEO 363(4)
    5. CHM 160(4), 161(1); PHY 123(4) or 203(5); MTH 261(5) or 287(3)
    6. Complete 7 to 10 hours of courses from two of the following groups:
      1. CHM 170(3) and 171(1)
      2. PHY 124(4) or 204(5)
      3. MTH 280(5) or 288(3)
    7. Public Affairs Capstone Experience will be fulfilled by completion of GLG 358(3).

  3. General Baccalaureate Degree Requirements

Geology (Non-Comprehensive)

Bachelor of Science
  1. General Education Program and Requirements
  2. Major Requirements (45-47 hours)
    1. GLG 110(4) or both GLG 171(3) and GLG 172(1); GLG 314(3), 332(3), 333(3), 334(3), 340(4), 358(3)
    2. Complete 4 hours from GLG 412 or GLG 413 or equivalent pre-approved Field Geology course transferred from another university.
    3. Complete 3 hours from GLG courses numbered 318 or higher.
    4. Complete additional 3 hours from GLG courses numbered 400 or higher.
    5. CHM 160(4), 161(1)
    6. MTH 138(5) or 287(3)
    7. GEO 363(4)
    8. 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