2018-2019 General Catalog 
  
    Apr 24, 2018  
2018-2019 General Catalog

Geoscience, B.S. - Geology Emphasis


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Major Requirements for Geoscience


Geology & Geophysics
www.earth.utah.edu
Frederick Albert Sutton Building (FASB 383)
801-581-7062
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Minimum Degree Hours: 122-126
Minimum Major Hours: 77-81

Graduation Requirements

  • A minimum overall GPA of 2.0 
  • A GPA of 2.25 in departmental required and elective courses.
  • Grades of Credit or those of less than C- are not accepted in departmental or required courses.

Honors in Geoscience

Students seeking an HBS in Geoscience must complete:

Core


Completed the following:


  • GEO 1100 - Evolving Earth 3 Credit(s)
  • GEO 2100 - Reactive Earth 3 Credit(s)
  • GEO 2500 - Wasatch in the Field 3 Credit(s)
  • GEO 3100 - Dynamic Earth 3 Credit(s)
  • GEO 4500 - Field Methods 3 Credit(s)

Capstone Project


Electives


Complete 12 credit hours

  • GEO 3XXX-5XXX
  • MET E 3XXX-5XXX
  • ATMOS 3XXX-5XXX
  • MG EN 3XXX-5XXX
  • BIOL 3XXX-5XXX
  • MATH 3XXX-5XXX
  • CHEM 3XXX-5XXX
  • PHYS 3XXX-5XXX
  • BIOEN 3XXX-5XXX
  • CH EN 3XXX-5XXX
  • CS 3XXX-5XXX
  • CVEEN 3XXX-5XXX
  • ECE 3XXX-5XXX
  • ME EN 3XXX-5XXX
  • MSE 3XXX-5XXX

Emphasis Requirements for Geology


Geology Emphasis Required Courses


  • GEO 3040 - Sedimentaology and Stratigraphy 4 Credit(s)
  • GEO 3050 - Petrogenesis of Igneous and Metamorphic Rocks 4 Credit(s)
  • GEO 4060 - Structural Geology and Tectonics 4 Credit(s)

Geology Emphasis Electives


Complete at least 9 credits from the following:

Sample 4-yr Degree Plan


Note: This is just a sample. Log into My Degree Dashboard (in CIS) and meet with your academic advisor to fit a program of study with your academic record.

First Year


Fall Semester


Total Hours: 14

Spring Semester


Total Hours: 15

Second Year


Fall Semester


Total Hours: 14

Spring Semester


Total Hours: 13

Third Year


Fall Semester


Total Hours: 16

Spring Semester


Total Hours: 16

Summer Semester


Total Hours: 4

Fourth Year


Fall Semester


  • Geoscience - Elective 3 Credit(s)
  • Geoscience - Program Electives 3 Credit(s)
  • Bachelor Degree - (DV) 3 Credit(s)
  • General Education - (BF) 3 Credit(s)
  • General Elective Hours 3 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 15

Spring Semester


  • Geoscience - Program Electives 6 Credit(s)
  • General Education - (HF) 3 Credit(s)
  • General Education - (BF) 3 Credit(s)
  • General Elective Hours 3 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 15