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2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog 
2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Geology, B.S.

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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).


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:

Mathematics - Credits: (10)

Allied Science Total Credits: 34 to 35

Bachelor of Science Total Credits: 96 to 106

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