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    Jan 20, 2022  
2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog 
2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Geology Major, BS

College Requirements

Arts and Sciences


Students may declare the major prior to completing progression requirements.


Major Requirements

Students are encouraged to participate in undergraduate research. A maximum of 3 hours of GEOL 493  may count toward the major.

Honors Concentration

Students with five completed upper-division courses and a cumulative GPA of at least 3.25 are encouraged to pursue an honors concentration. In addition to fulfilling all requirements for the geology major, an honors concentration requires one course from GEOL 491 , GEOL 492 , or GEOL 493 , approval of a written thesis, an oral presentation of thesis results, and 9 hours of honors coursework (including honors-by-contract). A GPA of at least 3.25 must be maintained throughout matriculation. Interested students should consult their academic advisor for details.