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  Oct 19, 2017
 
 
    
2017-18 Undergraduate Catalog

Geoscience, Geology Concentration (Geology), B.S.


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Department of Geosciences  
615-904-8015
Clay Harris, program coordinator
Clay.Harris@mtsu.edu

This Geology career pattern is designed for students who plan to become professional geologists or who wish to pursue graduate study in geology.

Academic Map


Following is a printable, suggested four-year schedule of courses:

Geoscience, Geology (Geology Career Pattern), B.S., Academic Map   

Degree Requirements


General Education (41 hours)


General Education  requirements (shown in curricular listings below) include courses in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences.

The following General Education courses are required for this major:

  • MATH 1910 (Math)
  • CHEM 1110/1111 (Nat Sci)
  • PHYS 2010/2011 or PHYS 2110/2111 (Nat Sci)

NOTE:


 Geology concentration requires grade of B- or above in GEOL 1030/1031 and/or GEOG 1040/1041.

Cognate 1 (11-12 hours)


Cognate 2 (14-15 hours)


Total hours in program: 120


Curriculum: Geoscience, Geology Concentration (Geology)


Curricular listings include General Education  requirements in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences categories.

Following is a suggested pattern of study for the first two years; however, consultation with the assigned advisor is necessary before registration.

Subtotal: 29 Hours


Sophomore


Subtotal: 32 Hours


Junior


Subtotal: 33 Hours


Senior


  • MATH/SCI electives 6-7 credit hours
  • Geoscience electives 6 credit hours
  • GEOL required courses 10 credit hours
  • GEOL Field Camp 4 credit hours (GEOL 3401 may not be used for this requirement)

Subtotal: 26-27 Hours


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