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Degree Requirements: Bachelor of Arts in Geology

The BA program is designed to give students greater flexibility in designing a program of study tailored to their specialized interests in geology and the related sciences.

 University Core and General Requirements
 
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 Required EEES Courses (23 credits)
 
EEES 1020 Physical Geology Laboratory 1
EEES 2100 Fundamentals of Geology 4
EEES 2230 Earth History: Historical Geology & Paleontology 3
EEES 2500 Computer Applications 1
EEES 3210 Earth Materials I: Mineralogy & Igneous-Metamorphic Petrology 3
EEES 3220 Earth Materials II: Sedimentary Petrology & Stratigraphy 3
EEES 3310 Structural Geology & Mapping 3
EEES 4640 Applied Geology 3
EEES 4920 Senior Geology Seminar 2
 
 EEES Elective Requirements (18-19 credits)
 

Three courses from Group A and three courses from Group B

Group A
EEES 2400 Oceanography 3
EEES 3100 Surficial Geology 3
EEES 4100 Glacial Geology 3
EEES 4200 Quaternary Geology 3
EEES 4240 Soil Science 3
Group B
EEES 4150 Evolution 3
EEES 4220 Geochemistry 3
EEES 4410 Hydrogeology 3
EEES 4450 Hazardous Waster 3
EEES 4490 Remote Sensing 3
EEES 4610 Geophysics 4
 
 Required Non-EEES Courses (18-20 credits)
 
MATH 1340 or (MATH 1320 & 1330) or an approved higher level math course 4-6
CHEM 1230 General Chemistry I 4
CHEM 1280 General Chemistry Lab I 1
9 credits of approved electives in astronomy, biology (including EEES ecology courses), chemistry, engineering, geography, and/or physics 9
 
 Additional Requirements
 

Students must achieve at least a 2.0 GPA in the major. No required courses may be taken as P/NC (pass/no credit).

 Suggested Rotation & Timing of Required Geology Courses
 
YEAR FALL SPRING
Freshman 1010 Physical Geology Lab (1)
2100 Fundamentals of Geology (4)
2500 Comp. Applications (1)
2230 Earth History (3)
Sophomore EEES Elective 1
3210 Earth Materials I (3)
3220 Earth Materials II (3)
EEES Elective 2
Junior EEES Elective 3
EEES Elective 4
3310 Structural Geology and Mapping (3)
Senior EEES Elective 5
EEES Elective 6
4640 Applied Geology (1)
4920 Geology Seminar (2)
Last Updated: 3/22/15