Geology

 

Option 1: Students entering in an ODD year.
Year 1
Fall
GEOL 107 Physical Geology
CHEM 107 General Chemistry I or CHEM 109 Accelerated General Chemistry
January
GEOL 302 Surficial Geology
Spring
GEOL 108 Historical Geology
CHEM 108 General Chemistry II

Year 2
Fall
GEOL 206 Mineralogy
GEOL 307 Petrology
January
GEOL 275 Off-Campus Field Studies
Spring
GEOL 309 Stratigraphy and Sedimentation
MATH 233 Multivariable Calculus
GEOL 305 Groundwater Hydrology

Year 3
Fall
GEOL 311 Field Geology
PHYS 140 Principles of Physics I
January
GEOL 490 Senior Project
Spring
GEOL 308 Structural Geology
PHYS 141 Principles of Physics II
GEOL 316 Geochemistry

Option 2: Students entering in an EVEN year.
Year 1
Fall
GEOL 107 Physical Geology
CHEM 107 General Chemistry I or CHEM 109 Accelerated General Chemistry
GEOL 206 Mineralogy
January
GEOL 275 Off-Campus Field Studies
Spring
GEOL 108 Historical Geology
CHEM 108 General Chemistry II
GEOL 305 Groundwater Hydrology

Year 2
Fall
MATH 121 Single Variable Calculus
One Geology Elective
January
GEOL 302 Surficial Geology
Spring
GEOL 308 Structural Geology
MATH 233 Multivariable Calculus
GEOL 316 Geochemistry

Year 3
Fall
GEOL 307 Petrology
PHYS 140 Principles of Physics I
January
GEOL 275
Spring
GEOL 309 Stratigraphy and Sedimentation
GEOL 490 Senior Project
PHYS 141 Principles of Physics II

Contact Eric Johnson for more information about this program.

In addition to the courses listed above, students must satisfy all Liberal Arts in Practice curriculum requirements. Other terms and conditions of the Three Year Bachelor's Degree program can be found by clicking here.

Current students interested in pursuing the Three Year Degree program must be in good academic standing and have completed at least 40 academic credits by the end of their first year. Current students wishing to enroll in the three-year program must fill out and submit a declaration form to the Office of the Registrar.