2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Sep 22, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Environmental Geoscience Major


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(46-49 credit hours)

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Learning Outcomes  

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


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