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General Catalog 2022-2023 
    
General Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Geology, B.S.


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Bachelor of Science Degree Requirements

Major Requirements (51 units)


General Education Requirements (48 units)*


Other Requirements (9 units)*


American Government and Institutions (PLSI 2 ), Multicultural and International (MI), and Upper-division writing. Note: Geology majors take EES 104W  to fulfill the Upper-Division Writing requirement.

Total Units: 120*


* Sufficient elective units to meet required total units (varies) (See Degree Requirements); may be used toward a double major or minor

* G.E. courses can be double-counted with major requirements. Of the 48 required General Education units, 10 units of G.E. will be satisfied by the following courses: 4 units of CHEM 1A /CHEM 1AL  in G.E. Breadth B1, 3 units of MATH 75  in G.E. Foundation B4, and EES 102  GE Area IB. Consult the department chair or advisor for details.

Advising Notes


  1. “Additional requirements” courses may be applied to satisfy requirements of a minor, as appropriate. They also may be taken CR/NC (see Credit/No Credit Grading).
  2. No more than 1 unit of EES 160  may be used to fulfill the upper-division elective requirement. EES 154 , EES 155 , and EES 168  are not applicable toward geology major requirements.
  3. CR/NC is not permitted in the geology major with the exception of EES 3 .
  4. No more than 1 unit of EES 3  will be permitted.
  5. Elective units may be used toward a double major or minor (see double major or departmental minor). Consult the appropriate department chair, program coordinator, or faculty advisor for further information.
  6. Students planning to pursue graduate study in geology are strongly encouraged to take MATH 76  or EES 177 .

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