Jan 28, 2022  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalogue 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalogue Archived Catalogue

Geosciences, B.A.

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This program focuses on the scientific study of Earth; forces acting upon and within it; and the makeup and behavior of the solids, liquids, and gases comprising the planet. The B.A. in geosciences is designed for students who desire a broad liberal arts education that prepares them for careers such as environmental consulting, energy and resource management, and geosciences education.

Oral Communication Requirement:

To satisfy the oral communication requirement for the B.A. degree in Geosciences, a student must successfully complete GLY 395, GGY 395, or OCN 395.

Applied Learning Requirement:

 For the B.A. degree in Geosciences, completion of 2 hours of GLY 390 (2) Field Methods in Geosciences.

Electives Courses:

In addition, students must complete 21 hours of electives of which 12 hours must be above the 299-level. At least six hours above the 299-level must be in GLY, GGY, or OCN. Students may select from the following and any GLY, GGY, or OCN course above the 299-level:

Total: 38-39 hours

Additional Information:

A “C” (2.00) or better average is required on all courses taken within the department, and “C” (2.00) or better average on all required courses above the 199 level in the department.

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