Effective Fall 2016, students who declare any major in Geology will follow a revised plan of study as indicated below:

Major in Geology (General Track): 59-60 credits

Geology core......................................................24 credits
GLG201 Physical Geology (3)
GLG211 Physical Geology Lab (1)
GLG301 Historical Geology (4)
GLG311 Mineralogy-Crystallography (4)
GLG314 Petrology (4)
GLG331 Stratigraphy-Sedimentation (4)
GLG405 Structure and Tectonics (4)

Geological science courses............................12 credits
GLG303 Geomorphology (4) or GLG305 Paleontology (4)
GLG407 Hydrogeology (4)
GLG435 Field Geology (4)

Cognate courses..............................................23-24 credits
CHE201 General Chemistry I (3) and CHE211 General Chemistry I Lab (1)
CHE202 General Chemistry II (3) and CHE212 General Chemistry II Lab (1)
MAT251 Calculus I (4)
PHY201 General Physics I (3) and PHY211 Physics I Lab (1)

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

One of the following by advisement:
PHY202 Gen. Physics II (3) and PHY212 Gen. Physics II Lab (1)
PHY222 Fund. Physics II (3) and PHY232 Fund. Physics II Lab (1)


Major in Geology (Environmental Geoscience Track): 58-59 credits

Geology core......................................................24 credits
GLG201 Physical Geology (3)
GLG211 Physical Geology Lab (1)
GLG301 Historical Geology (4)
GLG311 Mineralogy-Crystallography (4)
GLG314 Petrology (4)
GLG331 Stratigraphy-Sedimentation (4)
GLG405 Structure and Tectonics (4)

Geological science courses............................11 credits
GLG339 Natural Resources and Energy (3) or GLG346 Environmental Impact Assessment (3)
GLG303 Geomorphology (4)
GLG407 Hydrogeology (4)

Cognate courses..............................................23-24 credits
CHE201 General Chemistry I (3) and CHE211 General Chemistry I Lab (1)
CHE202 General Chemistry II (3) & CHE212 General Chemistry II Lab (1)
MAT251 Calculus I (4)
PHY201 General Physics I (3) and PHY211 Physics I Lab (1)

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

One of the following by advisement:
PHY202 General Physics II (3) and PHY212 General Physics II Lab (1)
PHY222 Fundamental Physics II (3) and PHY232 Fundamental Physics II Lab (1)


Major in Adolescence Education-Earth Science: 58 credits

Geology core......................................................24 credits
GLG201 Physical Geology (3)
GLG211 Physical Geology Lab (1)
GLG301 Historical Geology (4)
GLG311 Mineralogy-Crystallography (4)
GLG314 Petrology (4)
GLG331 Stratigraphy-Sedimentation (4)
GLG405 Structure and Tectonics (4)

Geological science courses............................11 credits
GLG120 Weather and Environment (4)
GLG305 Paleontology (4)

One of the following by advisement:
GLG339 Natural Resources and Energy (3)
GLG346 Environmental Impact Assessment (3)

Cognate courses..............................................23-24 credits
CHE201 General Chemistry I (3) and CHE211 General Chemistry I Lab (1)
CHE202 General Chemistry II (3) and CHE212 General Chemistry II Lab (1)
MAT251 Calculus I (4)
PHY201 General Physics I (3) and PHY211 Physics I Lab (1)

One of the following:
PHY202 General Physics II (3) and PHY212 General Physics II Lab (1)
PHY222 Fundamental Physics II (3) and PHY232 Fundamental Physics II Lab (1)

One of the following:
PHY205 Exploring the Solar System (3)
PHY206 Exploring the Universe (3)


ALSO effective Fall 2016
, the Departments of Geology and Secondary Education will offer a five-year combined BA Geology/MAT Adolescence Education: Earth Science program leading to initial/professional teacher certification in Adolescence Education: Earth Science (7-12). The plan of study is:

Term 1 (Fall, Year 1 - 15 credits)
ENG160 Composition I (3)
CHE201 General Chemistry I (3)
CHE211 General Chemistry I Lab (1)
GLG201 Physical Geology (3)
GLG211 Physical Geology Lab (1)
MAT251 Calculus I (4)

Term 2 (Spring, Year 1 - 16 credits)
ENG180 Composition II (3)
CHE202 General Chemistry II (3)
CHE212 General Chemistry II Lab (1)
GLG301 Historical Geology (4)
MAT252 Calculus II (4)
SED354 Foundations of Secondary Education Seminar (1)

Term 3 (Fall, Year 2 - 14 credits)
PHY201 General Physics I (3)
PHY211 Physics I Lab (1)
GLG311 Mineralogy & Crystallography (4)
XXX101 Elementary Language I (3)
General Education course (3)

Term 4 (Spring, Year 2 - 17 credits)
EDS340 Sociological & Philosophical Foundations of Education (3)
EDS372 Developing Adolescence (3)
XXX102 Elementary Language II (3)
GLG314 Petrology (4)
PHY202 General Physics II (3)
PHY212 General Physics II Lab (1)

Term 5 (Fall, Year 3 - 14 credits)
General Education course (3)
GLG331 Stratigraphy-Sedimentation (4)
GLG305 Paleontology (4) or GLG407 Hydrogeology (4)
PHY205 Exploring the Solar System (3)

Term 6 (Spring, Year 3 - 17 credits) - Student applies for the MAT during this term
BIO201 General Biology I (3) and BIO211 General Biology I Lab (1) or other liberal-arts science elective
EDS383 Intro to Literacy for Diverse Learners (3)
General Education course (3)
PHY206 Exploring the Universe (3)
GLG120 Weather and the Environment (4)

Term 7 (Fall, Year 4 - 14-15 credits)
GLG405 Structure & Tectonics (4)
GLG435 Field Geology (4)
GLG4xx Geology course by advisement (3-4)
General Education course (3)

Term 8 (Spring, Year 4 - 13 credits)
SED453 Curriculum & Assessment in the Secondary School (3)
SED353 Fieldwork I (1)
SED356 Teaching & Learning in the Digital Environment (3)
SED493: Integrating English Language Learners in the School & Classroom (3)
SED/EDS/EDI5xx elective or GLG5xx Liberal Arts elective (3)

Term 9 (Summer, Year 5 - 3 credits)
One of the following (3):
• SED5xx/SED7xx Discipline-specific Education course
• SED/EDS/EDI5xx or SED/EDS/EDI7xx Diversity elective
• XXX5xx/XXX7xx Course in discipline or alternative approved by adviser

Term 10 (Fall, Year 5 - 13 credits)
Two of the following not taken in summer (6):
• SED5xx/SED7xx Discipline-specific Education course
• SED/EDS/EDI5xx or SED/EDS/EDI7xx Diversity elective
• XXX5xx/XXX7xx Course in discipline or alternative approved by adviser
and
SED543 Science in the Secondary School (3)
SED552 Fieldwork II (1)
SPE565 Teaching in Inclusive Classrooms (3)

Term 11 (Spring, Year 5 - 14 credits)
SED604 Practicum 7-9 (6)
SED605 Practicum 10-12 (6)
SED606 Practicum Seminar (1)
SED553 Fieldwork III - 30 hours (1)