Catalog 2010-2012


The B.A. Geology major requires a minimum of 120 total hours to graduate. This total includes Liberal Arts Core requirements (pages xxx-xxx) and the following specified major requirements, plus electives to complete the minimum of 120 hours. Liberal Arts Core courses included in major program requirements are distinguished by italics.



  Mathematics: one of the following courses: 800:046; 800:060; 800:072; or 800:172.....3-4 hours

  Chemistry and Biochemistry: 860:044 and 860:048, or 860:070.....5-8 hours

  Earth Science: 870:031; 870:035; 870:129; 870:130; 870:131; 870:135; 870:136.....24 hours

  Physics: 880:054 and 880:056, or 880:130 and 880:131.....8 hours

Summer field course*.....6 hours

Electives in geology (100-level^).....4 hours

 50-54 hours


*Summer field course requirements to be met by credit earned at field camp approved by the department.

^See page xxx for 4-digit numbers associated with these 100-level courses.

Recommended general electives - Mathematics: 800:060; 800:061.