Sample Curriculum

B.S. in Geology

First Year

Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
GL110 Intro. to Geology 4 GL156 Intro Earth Evolution 4
EN101 Comp. & Lit. 3 EN102 Comp. & Lit. 3
MA107 Pre-calculus 4 MA108 Applied Calculus 4
CH103 General Chemistry 4 CH104 General Chemistry 4
Total credits 15 15

Second Year

Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
*GL2XX Elective 3-4 *GL2XX Elective 3-4
EN201 World Literature 3 EN202 World Literature 3
PS201 General Physics 4 PS202 General Physics 4
Social Science Elective 3 Humanities Elective 3
Elective 3-4 Elective 3-4
GL251 Soph. Sem. in Geology 1
Total credits 17-19 16-18

Third Year

Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
*GL2XX Elective 3-4 GL2XX Elective 3-4
**Tech Elective 3-4 **Tech Elective 3-4
***History Elective 3 Ethics Elective 3
MA232 Elementary Statistics 3 Elective 3-4
Elective 3-4 Elective 3-4
Total credits 15-18 15-19

FourthYear

Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
*GL2XX Elective 3 *GL2XX Elective 3-4
GL450 Dir. Study of Geology 4 GL451 Senior Seminar 3
**Tech Elective 3-4 **Tech Elective 3-4
Elective 3-4 Elective 3-4
Elective 3-4 Elective 3-4
Total credits 16-20 15-19

*These six electives must include Sedimentation (GL257), Structural Geology (GL262), and Mineralogy (GL263).

**Technical Electives for this degree include Science, mathematics (above MA103), Engineering or Information Systems (above IS120) courses

***except HI109 Sociology, Psychology, Political Science, or Economics PH323 Environmental Ethics strongly recommend

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