General Emphasis

GEOSCIENCE Major

This disciplinary emphasis also requires:

Supporting Courses34
Principles of Chemistry I
and Principles of Chemistry I Laboratory
Principles of Chemistry II
and Principles of Chemistry II Laboratory
Physical Geology
Earth System History
Earth System History Laboratory
Calculus and Analytic Geometry I
Introductory Statistics
Principles of Physics I
Fundamentals of Public Address
English Composition II: Composition and Rhetoric
Upper-Level Courses26
The Soil Environment
Hydrology
Introduction to Mineralogy & Petrology
Hydrogeology
Choose 12 credits from the following courses:
Environmental GIS
Geoscience Field Trip (Offerings of trip to different areas may be repeated for credit)
Introduction to Geoscience Field Methods
Structural Geology and Geodynamics
Sedimentology & Stratigraphy
Global Climate Change
Ore Deposits
Quaternary Geology
Special Topics in Geoscience 1
Total Credits60
1

Course topics vary. Typical topics include structural geology, ore deposits and geomorphic processes. Offerings of different topics can be repeated for credit.