Aug 04, 2020  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2013-14 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2013-14 [Archived Catalog]

Geological Sciences—Environmental Geology Major (B.S.)


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Major code BS3323

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 preprofessional program in environmental geology is designed to provide you with broad training for careers in many aspects of environmental science. In many areas, you should anticipate further training at the graduate level. Consult with the undergraduate advisor in the Geological Sciences Department before planning your schedule of coursework.
 

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

Career paths in conservation, natural resources management, land-use planning, environmental quality control, water resources, and water quality can be pursued from the platform of courses provided by the B.S. in environmental geology. Graduate work will be needed in some cases.
 

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:

Environmental Geology Core Courses


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

Environmental Geology Elective


Complete one of the following 4000-level courses:

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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