2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Nov 26, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Environmental Geoscience Major


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(46-49 credit hours)

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The Environmental Geoscience program provides students with scientific and communication skills and knowledge necessary to understand the inter-relationships between people, living organisms, and the surface environment.  This comprehensive array of knowledge provides students with a unique set of tools suitable for building analytical skills, problem-solving techniques, and critical thinking skills necessary for professional careers in industry, environmental and engineering consulting firms, governmental regulatory agencies, or for graduate school. 

Required Cognate Science Courses - 7 to 10 credit hours


MATH 115 is required as a prerequisite for CHEM 105/L. Appropriate math placement score for MATH 115 or higher will satisfy this requirement.

Directed Electives - 18 credit hours


Select 18 hours from the following list of courses. Students have the option of diversifying their electives to cover a broad spectrum of environmental topics, or they may tailor their electives to focus on such discipline-related topics as environmental geosciences, water resources, geochemistry, geoarchaeology, and physical geology. See advisor for a list of discipline related topics. Up to 3 credits of other related science courses may be completed in consultation with the major advisor.

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This program has the following minimum GPA requirements: 2.00 overall GPA; 2.20 in all Major course work.

Fall 1st Year


Spring 1st Year


Fall 2nd Year


Spring 2nd Year


Fall 3rd Year


Spring 3rd Year


Fall 4th Year


  • Foundational Studies:  Ethics and Social Responsibility | Credits/Units 3
  • Foundational Studies: ​ UDIE | Credits/Units 3
  • Major Elective | Credits/Units 3
  • Major Elective | Credits/Units 3
  • Elective | Credits/Units 3

15 Credits

Spring 4th Year


  • Foundational Studies:  UDIE | Credits/Units 3
  • Major Elective | Credits/Units 3
  • Elective | Credits/Units 3
  • Elective | Credits/Units 3

    12 Credits

For more information on 15 to Finish please visit https://learnmoreindiana.org/college/succeeding-incollege/graduating-on-time/

 

Indiana State University’s priority date for filing the FAFSA is April 15. Students must earn 30 credit hours each academic year in order to maximize financial aid from the state of Indiana. Details about how to apply for financial aid, eligibility criteria, and awarding rules are available online at https://www.indstate.edu/financial-aid/apply. Students may view their specific financial file by logging into the MyISU Portal at https://www.isuportal.indstate.edu

 

Program Description and Career Resources: https://www.indstate.edu/academics/undergraduate/majors/environmental-geoscience 

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