Major in environmental science with a geology concentration
The environmental science major program of concentration is intended for those who plan to pursue a career requiring scientific training in environmental problems and their solutions.
The major will prepare you for jobs in a variety of fields and for further study in graduate programs such as ecology, environmental science, natural resource management or environmental biology.
Choose your major emphasis
You must choose among biology, chemistry and geology for your environmental science major emphasis. The requirements outlined here are for those interested in the geology emphasis.
Admission to the program
To be formally admitted to the environmental science major program, you must have completed three college-level science courses with a minimum grade of C in each course.
You must also be approved by that committee that oversees the environmental science program.
Ralph Stearley is the advisor for the enviornmental science program with a geology concentration.
- GEOL 151 - Introductory Geology or GEOL 120 Earth Systems
- GEOL 152 - Historical Geology
- GEOL 215 - Mineralogy and Optical Mineralogy
- GEOL 311 - Geomorphology
- GEOL 312 - Environmental Geology
- CHEM 103 - General Chemistry I
- CHEM 104 - General Chemistry II
- CHEM 253 - Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry OR
CHEM 261 - Organic Chemistry I
- CHEM 271 - Environmental Chemistry
- CHEM 281 - Laboratory in Environmental Chemistry
- ENST 210 - Human Modification of the Global Environment
- ENST 302 - Environment and Society: Issues and Policies
- ENST 395 - Internship in Environmental Studies
- Math 143 - Introduction to Probability and Statistics AND
Math 132 -Calculus for Management, Life, and Social Sciences
- MATH 171 - Differential and Integral Calculus AND
MATH 172 -Techniques of Integration, Introduction to Infinite Series, and Multivariate Calculus AND
- MATH 243 - Statistics