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School of Science & Engineering: Geological Sciences > Program Changes

Changes to the Major in Geology

Now required (2009-10 academic year):

Track I – General Geology 59-61 credits (formerly 58-63 credits)

Geological Science Courses.............................9-10 credits (formerly 8-12 credits)
GLG305 Paleontology (4) OR GLG407 Hydrogeology (4) (formerly GLG305 only)
One 400-level or above Geology course by advisement (3-4) (replacing one 500-level Geology course by advisement)
No longer required: GLG492 Research in Geology (1-4)

Track II – Environmental Geoscience 60-61 credits (formerly 56-58 credits)

Geological Science Courses ........................... 10 credits (formerly 6-7 credits)
GLG339 Natural Resources and Energy (3)
GLG346 Environmental Impact Assessment (3)
GLG407 Hydrogeology (4)
No longer required: GLG434 Environmental Survey Geology; one 500-level Geology course by advisement