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Core Geology Classes

All geology majors in any of the three Bachelor of Science options are required to take the following core courses:

GEOL 111/111L or

GEOL 113/113L

Principles of Physical Geology and Lab or

Field Based-Introduction to Physical Geology and Lab

GEOL 112/112L Principles of Historical Geology and Lab
GEOL 202 Introduction to Field Studies
GEOL 204 Computer Applications in Geology
GEOL 301/301L Structural Geology and Lab
GEOL 331/331L Crystallography & Mineralogy and Lab
GEOL 402/402L Applications of Geomorphology and Lab
GEOL 444/444L Stratigraphy and Sedimentation and Lab

Students in the Geology and Environmental Geology options are also required to take the following courses:

GEOL 480 Summer Field Camp
GEOL 490 Seminar

Beyond the core geology courses, the options diverge with the following requirements:


GEOL 340/340L Igneous & Metamorphic Petrology and Lab
GEOL 404/404L Geophysics and Lab

Environmental Geology

GEOL 250 Environmental Geology
GEOL 355 Basic Hydrology
GEOL 415/415L Introduction to Ground Water and Lab

Secondary Education

GEOL 340/340L Igneous & Metamorphic Petrology and Lab