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Bachelor of Science in Geology – 120 credits

The following eight-semester schedule of courses provides a recommended framework for completing this program of study in four years.

Freshman year

First Semester – 16 credits
CourseCredits

UNI 100 First-Year Seminar

3 crs.

ENG 101 English Composition I

3 crs.

EAS 150 Introduction to Geology

4 crs.

General Education Courses

6 crs.

Second Semester – 14 credits
CourseCredits

ENG 102 English Composition II

3 crs.

EAS 200 Historical Geology

4 crs.

CHE 101 General Chemistry I

3 crs.

MAT 281 Calculus I

3 crs.


Sophomore Year

Third Semester – 16 credits
CourseCredits

EAS 202 Hydrology

3 crs.

CHE 102 General Chemistry II

4 crs.

General Education Course

3 crs.

MAT 282 Calculus II3 crs.
EAS 230 Earth Resources3 crs.
Fourth Semester – 15 credits
CourseCredits

PHY 121 General Physics I

4 crs.

EAS 343 Geomorphology

3 crs.

General Education Courses
8 crs.

Junior Year

Fifth Semester – 16 credits
CourseCredits

EAS 331 Mineralogy

3 crs.

PHY 122 General Physics II

4 crs.

General Education OR Elective Course

3 crs.

MAT XXX Required Math Course3 crs.
GIS 311 Introduction to GIS3 crs.

Sixth Semester – 15 credits
CourseCredits

EAS 332 Petrology

3 crs.

General Education Courses

6 crs.

Electives
6 crs.

Senior Year

Seventh Semester - 15 Credits
 CourseCredits
EAS 423 Sedimentology/Stratigraphy
3 crs.
EAS 441 Advanced Environmental Geology
3 crs.
 General Education Courses
6 crs.
 Elective3 crs.

Eighth Semester – 15 credits
CourseCredits

EAS 425 Structural Geology

3 crs.

General Education Course

3 crs

Field Course

3 crs.

Electives6 crs.