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School of Science & Engineering: Environmental Geochemical Science > Major

Major in Environmental Geochemical Science, 70-73 credits

Note: Only one grade below C- is allowed in the major requirements. See the department's Advising Guidelines for additional information.

Geology...........................................................15 credits
GLG201 Physical Geology (3)
GLG211 Physical Geology Lab (1)
GLG303 Geomorphology (4)
GLG339 Natural Resources & Energy (3)
GLG407 Hydrogeology (4)

Chemistry.......................................................20 credits
CHE201 General Chemistry 1 (3)
CHE211 General Chemistry 1 Lab (1)
CHE202 General Chemistry 2 (3)
CHE212 General Chemistry 2 Lab (1)
CHE318 Organic Chemistry 1 (3)
CHE306 Organic Chemistry 1 Lab (1)
CHE303 Introduction to Analytical Chemistry (4)
CHE407 Instrumental Techniques (4)

Environmental Geochemical Science.........15 credits
EGS370 Introduction to Environmental Geochemical Science (4)
EGS475 Environmental Geochemical Science Research Project 1 (3)
EGS477 Senior Seminar in Environmental Science (1)

One of the following:
GLG311Mineralogy-Crystallography (4)
BIO340 Ecology (4)

One of the following:
GLG346 Environmental Impact Assessment (3)
GEO406 Natural Resource Utilization & Management (3)

Cognate courses......................................14-15 credits
GEO383 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (3)
MAT251 Calculus 1 (4)
PHY201 General Physics 1 (3)
PHY211 Physics 1 Lab (1)

One of the following, by advisement:
MAT241 Introduction to Statistics (3)
MAT252 Calculus 2 (4)

Electives.................................................6-8 credits
Minimum of two (2) electives chosen from the following:
BIO293 Biology selected topic (3)
BIO301 Field Biology Fall (3)
BIO302 Field Biology Spring (3)
BIO303 Field Biology Summer (3)
CHE319 Organic Chemistry 2 (3) and CHE309 Organic Chemistry 2 Lab (1)
CHE321 Physical Chemistry 1 (3)
CHE461 Biochemistry 1 (3) and CHE463 Biochemistry Lab (1)
CHE593 Environmental Aquatic Chemistry (3)
EGG250 Renewable Energy (3)
EGS476 Environmental Geochemical Science Research Project 2 (3)
GEO382 Remote Sensing (4)
GLG331 Stratigraphy-Sedimentation (4)
GLG405 Structure & Tectonics (4)
GLG509 Water Resources Conservation & Management (3)

The Department of Geological Sciences also offers a minor in Environmental Geochemical Science. It provides students with the opportunity to broaden their knowledge in areas of natural science and social science germane to environmental issues.