Sample Four-Year Bachelor of Science in Geology Program

(See Geology catalog for more information)

Fall Semester 1 Units
GEOL 102: Our Dynamis Earth 3
CHEM 115A: General Chemistry 5
GE 6
Total 14

 

Spring Semester 2 Units
MATH 161: Calculus 1 with Analytic Geometry 4
CHEM 115A: General Chemistry 5
GE 6
Total 15

 

Fall Semester 3 Units
GEOL 303: Advanced Principles of Geology 4*
GEOL 304: Geologic Mapping & Report Writing 1
GEOL 205/205a: Mineralogy 4/1
GEOL 309: Computer Application in Geology 4
GE 2
Total 15/16

 

Spring Semester 4 Units
PHYS 114: Introduction to Physics I 4
PHYS 116: Introductory Lab Experience 1
GEOL 311: Sedimentary Geology 4
GEOL 312: Sedimentary Geology Field 1
GE 3
Total 13

 

Fall Semester 5 Units
GEOL 313: Paleontology 4
GEOL 314: Paleontology Field 1
GEOL 317: Structural Geology 4
GEOL 318: Structural Geology Field 1
GE 4
Total 14

 

Spring Semester 6 Units
GEOL 307: Igneous & Metamorphic Petrology 4
GEOL 308: Igneous & Metamorphic Field 1
GEOL 310: Geophysics 4
GEOL 323: Hydrology 3
GE 3
Total 15

 

Fall Semester 7 Units
Geology Elective 3
GE 12
Total 15

 

Spring Semester 8 Units
GEOL 420: Integrative Field Experience 4
Geology Elective 3
GE 8
Total 15

 

Summer Semester 9 Units
GEOL 427: Advanced Field Geology [Summer Field Camp] 4

TOTAL UNITS FOR GRADUATION 120