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2017-2018 Catalog

Geology, A.B. Major

Requirements

The major consist of a minimum of nine courses:

One course in Physical Geology:

GEOL 100Introduction to Geology: From Fire to Ice

GEOL 110Introduction to Geology: Environmental Geology

GEOL 120Introduction to Geology: Geological Disasters-Agents of Chaos

GEOL 150 The Geologic 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

No more than one 100-level interim course may count as either the Physical Geology or Earth History course.

One course in Earth History:

GEOL 115Introduction to Geology: Earth-Evolution of a Habitable Planet

GEOL 130Introduction to Geology: Dinosaurs, Darwin, and Deep Time

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

No more than one 100-level interim course may count as either the Physical Geology or Earth History course.

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.