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  Sep 24, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin

Geology Concentration


Geoscience, BS
Geology Concentration
*Sample Four Year Plan

First Year Fall Semester
SCH
First Year Spring Semester
SCH
APSU 1000-Transition to the University 1 CHEM 1120/1121-General Chemistry II w/lab 4
MATH 1730-Precalculus 4 GEOL 1050/1051-Historical Geology w/lab 4
CHEM 1110/1111-General Chemistry I w/lab 4 GEOG 1010-Physical Geography 3
GEOL 1040/1041-Physical Geology w/lab 4 MATH 1910-Calculus & Analytic Geometry or Electives 4
TOTAL SCH 13 TOTAL SCH 15
Second Year Fall Semester
SCH
Second Year Spring Semester
SCH
ENGL 1010-English Composition I 3 ENGL 1020-English Composition II 3
GEOL 3100/3101-Stratigraphy & Sedimentation w/lab 4 GEOG 3060/3061-Statistics in the Geosciences w/lab 4
GEOG 3150/3151-Geographic Info Systems w/lab 4 GEOL 3500/3501-Mineralogy w/lab 4
PHYS 2020/2021-College Physics I w/lab 4 PHYS 2020/2021-College Physics II w/lab 4
TOTAL SCH 15 TOTAL SCH 15
Third Year Fall Semester
SCH
Third Year Spring Semester
SCH
GEOL 4910/4911-Invertebrate Paleontology w/lab 4 GEOL 4920-Advanced Paleontology or
Major Elective: Group 1: General Elective
3
GEOL 3600/3601-Petrology w/lab 4 GEOL 4250/4251-Hydrogeology w/lab 4
HIST 2010-Early United States History 3 Humanities and/or Fine Arts Core 3
ENGL 2330-Topics in World Literature 3 COMM 1010-Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
    General Elective 4
TOTAL SCH 14 TOTAL SCH 17
Fourth Year Fall Semester
SCH
Fourth Year Spring Semester
SCH
GEOL 4080/4081/4082-Structural Geology w/lab & Practicum 5 GEOG 3250/3251-Geographic Info Systems II w/lab OR
Major Electives: Group 1: General Electives
4
GEOL 4050/4051-Process Geomorphology w/lab 4 GEOL 4995-Seminar in Geoscience Communication 2
GEOL 450A-Laboratory Research Project OR
Electives
3 GEOL 3030/3031-Environmental Geology w/lab OR
Major Electives: Group 1: General Electives
4
HIST 2020-Modern United States History 3 Humanities and/or Fine Arts Core 3
    Social and Behavioral Sciences Core 3
TOTAL SCH 15 TOTAL SCH 16
    Total Student Credit Hours for Degree 120

*For this degree a student must complete a total of 39 upper division (3000-4999) credit hours.

Group 1 - General Electives
Select ten (10) hours of courses below

GEOL 3030/3031-Enviornmental Geology w/lab  4
GEOL 3680-Principles of Geochemistry  3
GEOL 4050/4051-Process Geomorphology w/lab  4
GEOL 4100-Seminar in Tectonics  3
GEOL 4450/4451-Economic Geology w/lab  4
GEOL 4920-Advanced Paleontology  3
GEOL 4990-Geology Field Camp  6*
GEOL 4500-Laboratory Research Project 3
GEOL 455 A,B,C-Seminar in Earth Science   1 each
MATH 1910-Calculus & Analytic Geometry  4*

Group 2 - Allied Sciences Electives
Select eight (8) hours of courses below

BIOL 1110/1111-General Biology I w/lab  4
PHYS 2010/2011-College Physics I w/lab  4
PHYS 2020/2021-College Physics II w/lab  4
PHYS 2110/2111-University Physics I w/lab  4
PHYS 2120/2121-University Physics II w/lab   4