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2013-2014

Geology (3370)

B.A. - Bachelor of Arts

Major: Geology - Environmental Sci (337004BA)

Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences

Learning Outcomes
Students must demonstrate the ability to identify rocks and minerals and their origin.
Interpret the origin of land forms.
Collect, analyze and interpret geological and environmental data in the form of a written report.

Year 1

Fall
3300:111 English Composition I3
3370:101 Introductory Physical Geology4
Oral Communication:Any3
Social Science:Any Set3
Modern Language:Any 35xx:1014
Min Credit Total 17
Spring
3450:149 Precalculus Mathematics4
3300:112 English Composition II3
Physical Education/Wellness:Any1
Social Science:Any OTHER Set3
Modern Language:Any 35xx:1024
Min Credit Total 15
Summer
Min Credit Total 0

Year 2

Fall
3400:210 Humanities in Western Trad I4
3100:111 Principles of Biology I4
3150:151 Principles of Chemistry I3
3150:152 Principles of Chemistry I Lab1
Modern Language:Any 35xx:2013
Min Credit Total 15
Spring
3370:231 Silicate Mineral & Petrology4
3100:112 Principles of Biology II4
Humanities:Any Set3
Area Studies & Cultural Diversity:Any2
Modern Language:Any 35xx:2023
Min Credit Total 16
Summer
Min Credit Total 0

Year 3

Fall
3370:452 Geol & Environ Sc Srvc Learn1
Humanities:Any OTHER Set3
Upper Level Elective:300/400 Science2
Upper Level Elective:3370: Geology3
Upper Level Elective:3370: Geology3
Elective:3370: Geology3
Min Credit Total 15
Spring
3370:310 Geomorphology3
Upper Level Elective:3370: Geology3
Upper Level Elective:3370: Geology3
Upper Level Elective:3370: Geology3
Upper Level Elective:300/400 Science3
Min Credit Total 15
Summer
Elective:3370:453 Geology Fd Camp I or 3370:452 Serv Learning3
Min Credit Total 3

Year 4

Fall
Elective:Any3
Area Studies & Cultural Diversity:Any2
Elective:Any3
Upper Level Elective:Any 300/4003
Upper Level Elective:Any 300/4003
Upper Level Elective:300/400 Science3
Min Credit Total 17
Spring
Upper Level Elective:Any 300/4003
Upper Level Elective:Any 300/4003
Upper Level Elective:Any 300/4003
Elective:Any3
Upper Level Elective:3370: Geology3
Min Credit Total 15
Summer
Min Credit Total 0
Degree Distribution Requirements
This curriculum guide is a recommended plan of study. Students with questions about degree requirements should contact an academic advisor.
This degree is offered by the Department of Geoscience. Visit the department website for more information: Department of Geoscience
3400:221 Humanities in the World Since 1300 may be substituted for 3400:210 Humanities in the Western Tradition I.
3370:453 Field Camp I may be substituted for 3370:452 Geology and Environmental Science Service Learning.
7700:101, 102, 201, 202 and 222 may be substituted for Modern Languages (35xx) courses.
The following credit hour requirements apply to this degree: 128 minimum total credits; 32 credits in residence; the final 32 credits must be taken from The University of Akron.

Guide Updated: 08-22-2013