2018-2019 University Catalogue 
    Jun 16, 2024  
2018-2019 University Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Environmental Geology Major

Advisers Adams, Harpp, Leventer, Levy, Soja

This major program focuses on the geological components of the environment, including terrestrial and aquatic systems. The program emphasizes large-scale processes in earth systems and how they influence and are impacted by global change.

For more information about the program, honors/high honors, transfer credit, etc., visit the environmental studies program  page.

Major Requirements

The following courses are required for the major:

Geology Courses (seven)

All of the following:

Cognate Science Courses (two)

  • Any two full-credit courses in biology, chemistry, mathematics or physics.   may be taken in place of one of these courses.

GPA Requirement

A GPA of 2.00 in the environmental geology major is necessary for graduation. A passing grade must be received in all courses counted toward the major.

Additional Information

Students majoring in environmental geology are strongly encouraged to take the summer field course

 . Students who wish to pursue graduate study or a career in environmental geology are strongly encouraged to supplement the major requirements with at least one year of chemistry, mathematics, and physics or biology.