May 06, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin

Geosciences, Geology Option, B.S.G.S.

Return to Department of Geosciences .

First Year Experience (1 hour)

Sciences, Mathematics, or Engineering Electives (18 hours)

Petroleum engineering, chemistry, physics, mathematics, or statistics. Selected with the approval of the student’s advisor.

General Electives (18 hours)

Selected with the approval of the student’s advisor.

Humanities, Social Sciences, and English (24 hours)

Total: 131 hours

*Some students will complete a modified series of courses. See Special Requirements .

Students must complete each of the required major courses listed under the curriculum with at least a grade of “C” and an overall G.P.A. of at least 2.0 in order to receive a degree in geosciences. Major courses are all geology, geography, and geophysics courses.

Foundation courses in geosciences include MATH 2014 , CHEM 1013 , CHEM 1011 , GEOL 1014 , and PHYS 2053 . Refer to the table  for specific GPA requirements.