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2021-22 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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


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Geosciences  
Warner Cribb
615-898-2379

Warner.Cribb@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
Major Requirements 89-90 hours*
     Major Core    53 hours
     Cognate 1    18-19 hours*
     Cognate 2    18 hours*
TOTAL 120-131 hours

*This program requires courses that can also fulfill requirements of the General Education curriculum. If courses for this program are also used to fulfill General Education requirements, the program of study may be completed in 120 hours.

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:

Cognate 1 (18-19 hours)


Cognate 2 (18 hours)


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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