Curriculum Guides

2013-2014

Geology (3370)

B.S. - Bachelor of Science

Major: Geology - Geophysics (337002BS)

Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences

Learning Outcomes
Demonstrate the ability to plan.
Demonstrate the ability to execute.
Demonstrate the ability to report on a geophysical investigation of the subsurface.

Year 1

Fall
3370:101 Introductory Physical Geology4
3450:221 Analytic Geometry-Calculus I4
3300:111 English Composition I3
Oral Communication:Any3
Modern Language:Any 35xx:1014
Min Credit Total 18
Spring
3300:112 English Composition II3
3450:222 Analytic Geometry-Calculus II4
3370:102 Introductory Historical Geol4
Physical Education/Wellness:Any1
Modern Language:Any 35xx:1024
Min Credit Total 16
Summer
Min Credit Total 0

Year 2

Fall
3400:210 Humanities in Western Trad I4
3650:291 Elementary Classical Physics I4
3450:223 Analytic Geometry-Calc III4
Modern Language:Any 35xx:2013
Min Credit Total 15
Spring
3650:292 Elementary Classical Phys II4
3450:335 Intro to Ordinary Diff Equatns3
Humanities:Any Set3
Social Science:Any Set3
Modern Language:Any 35xx:2023
Min Credit Total 16
Summer
Min Credit Total 0

Year 3

Fall
3370:350 Structural Geology4
3150:151 Principles of Chemistry I3
3150:152 Principles of Chemistry I Lab1
Area Studies & Cultural Diversity:Any2
Upper Level Elective:3650/3460:300/4004
Min Credit Total 14
Spring
3370:441 Fundamentals of Geophysics3
3150:153 Principles of Chemistry II3
Social Science:Any OTHER Set3
Area Studies & Cultural Diversity:Any2
Upper Level Elective:3370:300/400 Geology3
Min Credit Total 14
Summer
3370:453 Geology Field Camp I3
3370:454 Geology Field Camp II3
Min Credit Total 6

Year 4

Fall
3370:446 Exploration Geophysics3
Humanities:Any OTHER Set3
Upper Level Elective:3650/3460:300/4003
Upper Level Elective:3370:300/400 Geology3
Min Credit Total 12
Spring
Elective:Any2
Upper Level Elective:3650/34603
Upper Level Elective:Any 300/4003
Upper Level Elective:Any 300/4003
Upper Level Elective:Any 300/4003
Upper Level Elective:Any 300/4003
Min Credit Total 17
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.
See advisor for a list of 3650/3460 courses that meet requirements for 3650/3460 electives.
7700:101,102,201,202, &222 may be substituted for Modern Language (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.
Three Year Accelerated Option
For first time students who have earned credits for at least the first year of courses. Credits can be earned through qualifying scores on appropriate Advanced Placement (AP) exams or through Postsecondary Enrollment Options Program (PSEOP) courses. Credits for qualifying AP scores or PSEOP courses are determined by the appropriate academic department. Departments may assign varied course credit, depending on the student’s score on an AP exam or PSEOP course. Students may also receive credit by examination or via placement tests, where appropriate.

Guide Updated: 08-22-2013