The geological sciences concentration is designed for students interested in developing a basic understanding of earth science and analyzing issues through a scientific viewpoint. A minimum of 21 hours of geological science courses is required including two upper-division electives chosen after consultation with an academic advisor.
- Students must complete a minimum of 21 credit hours including 13 of upper division hours for this concentration.
- All courses must be completed with a grade of “C” (2.00) or higher.
- Additional prerequisites needed to complete required concentration courses: MAT 170 (With a “D” or better); CHM 113
Core - 15 credit hours
GLG 101 & GLG 103 Introduction to Geology I & Lab (Physical), SQ (4) (Credit is allowed for only ENV 103 or GLG 103)
GLG 102 & GLG 104 Introduction to Geology II & Lab (Historical), SG & H (4)
GLG 310 Structural Geology (3) (Prerequisites: GLG 101 or SES 101 with C or better; Credit is allowed for only GLG 305 or 310)
GLG 321 Mineralogy (3) (Prerequisite(s): CHM 113 (or both CHM 111 and 117 or 114) with C or better; MAT 170, 210, 265 or 270 with C or better)
SES 401 Earth and Space Exploration Colloquium (1) (Prerequisite(s): minimum 45 hours)
Upper Division Electives - 6 credit hours
Any GLG 300 level course EXCEPT GLG 300
Any GLG 400 level course EXCEPT GLG 400
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