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OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2013-14 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2013-14 [Archived Catalog]

Geological Sciences Major (B.S.)


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Major code BS3321

College of Arts and Sciences
Geological Sciences Department
Clippinger Laboratories 316
Athens, OH 45701
Phone: 740.593.1101
Fax: 740.593.0486
geological_sciences@ohio.edu
http://www.ohio.edu/geology

Douglas Green, contact person
 

Program Overview

The B.S. in geological sciences is the standard preparation for a professional career in the geological sciences or entry into a graduate program.
 

Admissions Information

Freshman/First-Year Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Change of Program Policy

No selective  or limited admission requirements.

External Transfer Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.
 

Opportunities Upon Graduation

Numerous scientific career paths can be pursued with the scientific grounding provided by the B.S. degree. Professional careers in energy and mineral resources, environmental geology are supported by the B.S. and additional opportunities can be pursued by those who obtain a graduate degree.
 

Requirements

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) .

Introductory Geology Course


This requirement may be satisifed by taking one of the three following options.

Option 1


Complete the following course:

Option 2


Complete the following course, plus an additional course as a prerequisite.

Option 3


Complete the following course:

Geological Sciences Core Courses


Complete a total of 47 semester hours of GEOL coursework, including the following:

Geological Sciences Electives


Complete any two 4000-level courses in geological sciences.

Geological Sciences Majors Extradepartmental Requirements


Complete the following three components.

Component 1: Calculus


Complete the following course:

Component 2: Chemistry


Complete one of the following two options.

Option 1: Principles of Chemistry


Complete the following courses:

Option 2: Principles of Chemistry


Complete the following courses:

Component 3: Biology or Physics


Complete one of the following four options.

Option 1: Physics


Complete the following courses:

Option 2: Physics


Complete the following courses:

Option 3: Physics


Complete the following courses:

Option 4: Biology


Complete the following courses:

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