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Degree Requirements

Planning Sheet by Emphasis

Prerequisites

While each student's schedule is different, the following flow scheme may help you plan your undergraduate program.

For the first two years, the professional emphases in Geology and Hydrogeology are the same. You will need to select an emphasis when you reach your junior year. Some junior-senior courses are only offered every other year. 

Note the following prerequisites of chemistry, math or physics:

Geology Course

Prerequisite

Mineralogy 51-205

Chemistry 32-105

(Co-Requisite)

Structural Geology & Tectonics 51-331

Math 67-106 OR 67-108

Physical Hydrogeology 51-365

Math 67-106 OR 67-108

Geochemistry 51-369

Chemistry 32-106

 

Planning Sheet-Any Emphasis

Freshman

Fall I & II

Credits

Total Credits

Geology

51-102
  OR
51-150

Physical Geology
 
Environmental Geology

4

Chemistry

32-105

General Chemistry

5

WBIS

WBIS - 88-188

Writing Based Inquiry Seminar

3

Mathematics

67-103

Intro to College Algebra

3

Electives

1-3

Fall III

Electives

1-3

15-18

Spring I & II

Geology

51-109

Evolution of the Earth

4

Geology

51-140

Intro to Field Methods
  (not required)

1

Chemistry

32-106

General Chemistry

5

Mathematics

67-104

College Algebra

3

Spring III

Electives

1-3

13-15

Sophomore

Fall I & II

Credits

Total Credits

Geology

51-205

Mineralogy

4

Mathematics

67-106

Trigonometry

2

Computer Science 
 
 
  Geography
 
 
  Mathematics

34-142 or
34-221
  OR
50-371 or
50-471 or
50-391 
OR
67-201

 

3-4

Electives

 

1-3

Fall III

 

Electives

 

1-3

 

 

16-18

Spring I & II

 

Geology

51-206

Lithology

4

Mathematics

67-172

Calculus

4

Electives

 

3-6

Spring III

 

Electives

 

1-3

 

 

15-17

 

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