Apr 25, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Environmental Geological Sciences Major, BS


This major in environmental geological sciences focuses on the interactions between solid Earth and the atmosphere and hydrosphere, including ground water, soils, and climate. The BS program builds on a solid foundation in allied sciences and math and prepares students for graduate school and a variety of careers in the environmental and geological sciences, including environmental consulting and water resources.

Program Learner Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Describe and justify appropriate methods to collect and analyze data to address questions about the Earth system 
  • Apply understanding of Earth processes to develop sustainable solutions to societal issues 
  • Collect environmental data to inform management practices for environmental issues 

Required Courses Credits: 51


Department-Approved Electives Credits: 18


Environmental Geological Sciences Breadth Electives Credits: (13-14)


Select electives from the following list:

Allied Science Requirements for Bachelor of Science Environmental Geological Sciences Degree Credits: 35


Total Credits: 104


College and Department Information


Geological Sciences Department  
College of the Sciences  

Program Codes
EGS, EGSP