2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Major in Environmental Geoscience (BA/BS)

68 credits

Students are expected to have completed mathematics through MATH 112 or their high school equivalent as approved by the primary departmental advisor.

Core requirements, 56 credits

BIO 112Principles of Biology 2

4

BIO 216Ecology

3

CHEM 111General Chemistry 1

4

CHEM 112General Chemistry 2

4

GEOG 265Introduction to Geographic Information Systems

3

GEOL 101Planet Earth's Geological Environment

3

GEOL 105Laboratory in Physical Geology

1

GEOL 201Earth, Life, and Time

3

GEOL 207Environmental Geology - Geological/Geochemical Cycles

3

GEOL 220Earth Materials

3

GEOL 240Geomorphology

3

GEOL 308Sedimentary Geology

3

GEOL 315Structural Geology, Tectonics and Basic Field Methods

4

GEOL 350Physical Hydrology

3

GEOL 461Hydrogeology

3

MATH 181Elementary Probability and Statistics

3

METC 230Elementary Meteorology

3

NREM 221Soil Resources

3

Total Credit Hours:56

6 credits from

GEOL 310Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology

3

GEOL 383Field Geology

6

GEOL 409Micropaleontology

3

GEOL 411Advanced Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology

3

GEOL 412Sedimentary Petrology

3

GEOL 413Experimental Petrology

3

GEOL 416Geology of Hazards and the Environment

3

GEOL 420Oceanography

3

GEOL 425Geophysics

3

GEOL 434Applied Biostratigraphy

3

GEOL 435Sequence Stratigraphy

3

GEOL 440Karst Environments and Carbonate Geology

3

GEOL 462Environmental Geology in the Field and Laboratory

3

GEOL 470Groundwater Geochemistry

3

GEOL 471Volcanology and Volcanic Hazards

3

GEOL 475Glacial Geology

3

Total Credit Hours:6

6 credits from

EMHS 350Hazardous Materials Health and Safety

3

GEOG 342Introduction to Remote Sensing

3

METC 331Global Climatology

3

NREM 320Wetland Characterization

3

NREM 324Soil Classification and Interpretation

3

Total Credit Hours:6

Total Credit Hours: 68

Recommended: CS 120 and one year of college chemistry or physics or both. Recommended majors and minors include anthropology, biology, business administration, chemistry, economics, modern languages and classics, geography, mathematics, natural resources, and physics.