Total Credit Hours: 124
1 While GEOL 1122 General Historical Geology is 4 credit hours, only 3 credit hours will count toward fulfilling Area F. The remaining credit hour will be applied toward Major Specific Requirements.
2 Guided elective must be a 6 credit hour Geology field course permission of advisor required.
3 Students pursuing Option 1 must have a minimum grade of B in GEOL 4120 Introduction to Research and an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher upon completion of GEOL 4120 Introduction to Research, or permission of the Department Chair.
4 May be satisfied by a secondary school background showing three (3) years or more of preparation in a single language.
- Geology majors must maintain an overall 2.0 GPA across all Geology coursework (any course with GEOL prefix).
Honors in Geology
Students majoring in Geology (BS or BA) may pursue Honors in Geology. Students are required to have a minimum GPA of 3.2 after 45 credit hours of coursework and approval of Geology and Geography faculty to commence the Honors program.
To graduate with Honors in Geology, a student must:
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