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2015-2016 Catalog

Geology, A.B. Major

Requirements

The major consist of a minimum of nine courses:

One course in Physical Geology:

GEOL 100From Fire to Ice: An Introduction to Geology

GEOL 110Environmental Geology

GEOL 120Geological Disasters: Agents of Chaos

GEOL 150Geologic Evolution of the Hawaiian Islands

GEOL 160Geology from A (Arches) to Z (Zion): The Geology of National Parks in the Western United States

GEOL 170Geological and Paleobiological Evolution of Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands

One course in Earth History:

GEOL 115Earth:Evolution of a Habitable Planet

GEOL 130Dinosaurs, Darwin, and Deep Time

GEOL 160Geology from A (Arches) to Z (Zion): The Geology of National Parks in the Western United States

Additional required courses:

GEOL 200Earth and Planetary Materials

GEOL Six Geology electives

Geology electives: With at least five 200-level or above courses.

The Common Course of Study is required.