Oct 28, 2020  
2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog

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


Geosciences  
Racha El Kadiri, program coordinator
615-494-7641
Racha.ElKadiri@mtsu.edu

Warner Cribb
615-898-2379

Warner.Cribb@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
Major Requirements 60 hours
     Major Core    42 hours*
     Math/Science Cognate    18 hours*
Electives 19-26 hours
TOTAL 120 hours

*This program requires courses that can also fulfill requirements of the General Education curriculum. If program requirements are also used to fulfill General Education requirements, the number of elective hours will increase.

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 courses required by the program meet General Education requirements:

Major Requirements (42 hours)


Math/Science Cognate (18 hours)


Electives (18-26 hours)


  • Approved by Geosciences mentor

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: 33 Hours


Sophomore


Subtotal: 30 Hours


Junior


  • 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