2014-2015 Graduate Catalog 
    
    Sep 23, 2020  
2014-2015 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Geology Major, MS


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Requirements

The department offers only a thesis option in its master’s program. Successful completion of the master’s degree requires a minimum of 24 hours approved coursework, and six hours of thesis credit (GEOL 500 ), an approved written thesis proposal, successful oral defense of a written thesis, and a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA in all graded graduate course work. The department also has separate course requirements in addition to University requirements. Students pursuing a MS degree must enroll in GEOL 595  every semester they are in residence unless course or teaching conflicts preclude a student from being present. Students must also enroll in GEOL 596  one time during their residency. Taking courses from outside the department is encouraged. Before receiving an MS degree, students must demonstrate committee-approved proficiency in field-based Earth Sciences.
 

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