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 General Physics II (3) and PHY212 General Physics II Lab (1)
PHY222 Fundamental Physics II (3) and PHY232 Fundamental Physics II Lab (1)
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Recommended courses:
BIO201 General Biology I (3) and BIO211 General Biology I Lab (1)
BIO202 General Biology II (3) and BIO212 General Biology II Lab (1)
CPS210 Computer Science I: Foundations (4)
GEO383 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (4)

It is recommended that students who plan to do graduate or professional work in geology take a six-week field geology camp in the summer following their final semester at New Paltz.


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)
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Recommended courses:
BIO201 General Biology I (3) and BIO211 General Biology I Lab (1)
BIO202 General Biology II (3) and BIO212 General Biology II Lab (1)
CPS210 Computer Science I: Foundations (4)
GEO383 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (4)