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  Sep 20, 2017
 
 
    
2017-18 Undergraduate Catalog

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


Department of Geosciences  
615-904-8019
Clay Harris, program coordinator
Clay.Harris@mtsu.edu

This Earth Science career pattern is designed for students who plan to become professional earth scientists or who wish to pursue graduate study in earth science.

Academic Map


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

Geoscience, Geology (Earth Science), 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 course is recommended for this major:

  • MATH 1730 (Math) required in cognate

Major Requirements (42 hours)


NOTE:


Geology concentration requires a B- or above in GEOL 1030/1031 and/or GEOL 1040/1041

Math/Science Cognate (15 hours)


Electives (22 hours)


  • Approved by Geosciences mentor

Total hours in program: 120


Curriculum: Geoscience, Geology Concentration (Earth Science)


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.

Freshman


Subtotal: 32-33 Hours


Sophomore


Subtotal: 30 Hours


Junior


  • GEOL 3050 - Field Methods in Geology 3 credit hours
  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts 6 credit hours
  • Geoscience electives 6 credit hours
  • Math/Sci cognate electives 8 credit hours
  • General electives 8 credit hours

Subtotal: 31 Hours


Senior


Subtotal: 26 Hours