Mar 02, 2024
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.
The following courses are required for the major:
Environmental Studies Courses (four)
Geology Courses (seven)
All of the following:
Any three 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.
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.
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.
Environmental Studies Program
For more information about the department, including Faculty, transfer credit, awards, etc., please visit the Environmental Studies program catalogue page.