May 23, 2024  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2010-12 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2010-12 [Archived Catalog]

Geological Sciences Major (B.S.)

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Major code BS3321

Universitywide Graduation Requirements

To complete this program, students must meet all Universitywide graduation requirements .

College-Level Requirements for the College of Arts and Sciences

View the A&S - College Level Requirements (A&S CLR) .

Program Requirements

Required courses for the B.S. degree in minimum preparation for a professional career in geological sciences or entry into graduate school include 74 hours of geology:

A. Requirements in Geological Sciences

Introductory course (5 credit hours)

Choice of:


Additional 400-level classes (12 credit hours)

  • Three additional 400-level classes (or a senior thesis and two 400-level electives)

B. Extradepartmental Requirements

Students must take both Chemistry and Math (19–23 credit hours)

Students may take either of the Physics or Biology options below (10–15 credit hours)


Discuss the selection of an appropriate physics sequence with your advisor. PHYS 203 might be required for some graduate programs.

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