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2015-16 Undergraduate Catalog 
2015-16 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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

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Department of Geosciences  
Clay Harris, program coordinator

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. The Earth Science career pattern consists of 79 hours distributed among career pattern requirements, a math/science cognate, and electives chosen in consultation with a Geosciences mentor. General Education requirements complete the 120-hour requirement.

Required Courses (42 hours)

Cognate (18 hours)


*Counted in General Education requirements

Electives (22 hours)

  • Approved by major academic advisor

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.


Subtotal: 33 Hours


Subtotal: 30 Hours


Subtotal: 29 Hours


Subtotal: 28 Hours

Total hours in program: 120

Academic Map

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

Geoscience, Geology (Earth Science), B.S., Academic Map   


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