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UW Oshkosh Professional Hydrogeology

Students in the professional hydrogeology emphasis prepare for graduate study or employment in the hydrogeology industry.

The emphasis focuses on aspects of geology and related sciences that pertain to the occurrence, movement, supply and quality of water. 

Planning Sheet-Professional Hydrogeology Emphasis

View the freshman/sophomore planning sheet of requirements.

Junior

Fall I & II

 

Credits

Total Credits

Geology

51-320
  OR
51-335

Geomorphology
  
Glacial Geology

3

Geology

51-314

Sedimentology

3

Geology

51-365

Physical Hydrogeology

3

Physics

82-107
  OR
82-109

General Physics
  
General Physics

5

Electives

 

1-4

Fall III

 

Electives

 

1-3

 

 

15-18

Spring I & II

 

Geology

51-331

Structural Geology & Tectonics

3

Geology

51-369
  OR
51-326

Geochemistry
  
Geophysics & Tectonics

3

Geology

51-366

Chemical Hydrogeology

3

Geology

51-370

Field Methods in Hydrogeology I & II

2

 

Physics

82-108
  OR
82-110

General Physics
  
General Physics

5

Electives

 

1-3

 

 

 

 

15-18

Summer

 

Geology

51-344

Field Geology

6

 

 

6

Senior

Fall I & II

 

Credits

Total Credits

Geology

51-320
  OR
51-335

Geomorphology
  
Glacial Geology (if needed)

3

Electives

(see Electives suggested for
Hydrogeology emphasis)

6-14

 

 

15

Spring I & II

 

Geology

51-326
  OR
51-369

Geophysics & Geotectonics
  
Geochemistry

3

Electives

 

6-8

 

 

12-14



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