Feb 29, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

Environmental Geological Sciences Major, BS


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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; and
  • 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

Online Availability
The program does not have a designated online only option.

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