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2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Geology Major, B.S. and B.A.


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Bachelor of Science Major


The B.S. curriculum in geosciences prepares students for careers in solid-earth geosciences and environmental geology. This program assures adequate preparation in the basic physical sciences and breadth in the geosciences, so that students are well prepared for graduate school and have flexibility in career decisions. The B.S. requires courses in the geological sciences and additional courses in mathematics, chemistry and physics. The B.S. degree is also appropriate for students who wish to continue in other quantitative scientific fields or directions (e.g., medical school).

Bachelor of Arts Major


The B.A. degree is designed for students planning professional careers in the geosciences and for those preparing to incorporate geosciences into broader careers such as teaching, resource management, environmental planning, business or law. The B.A. degree may be an appropriate prerequisite for some graduate programs, but a B.S. is generally recommended for those in the geological sciences. Election of this major will allow students to choose supporting courses from disciplines such as computer science, mathematics and physics or other physical or biological sciences, or from disciplines as diverse as anthropology, environmental studies or geography.

Geology Core Total Credits: 62 to 71


Allied Science Requirements for Bachelor of Science Degree


A one year series is required in Math or Chemistry and two quarters is required of each of the other two subjects:

Substitutions


The following may be used to substitute for the above Physics courses

Mathematics - Credits: (10 to 15)


The following two courses are required.

Allied Science Total Credits: 34 to 35


Bachelor of Science Total Credits: 96 to 106


Allied Science Requirements for Bachelor of Arts degree


Bachelor of Arts Total Credits: 77-86


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