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DISCIPLINE COVER SHEET #2

SEMESTER

CURRICULUM CHANGES

FORM B

(2/00)

 

FORM B: DISCIPLINE OBJECTIVES AND REQUIREMENTS

(Submit to Division Chair)

 

Note: All changes become effective the fall semester following Campus Assembly approval.

 

 

Discipline:

Geology

Date

9/13/02

 

See instructions given in separate document.

 

   I.     Introductory Statement:

NC

  II.     Objectives:

NC

  III.     Assessment:

NC

IV.     Requirements for a Major:

Geol 1101—Physical Geology

Geol 2051—Field and Research Methods in Geology I

Geol 2101—Mineralogy and Crystallography

Geol 2111—Petrology and Petrography

Geol 2121—Sedimentology and Stratigraphy

Geol 3051—Field and Research Methods in Geology II

Geol 3101—Structural Geology

Geol 3196—Geology Field Camp

Geol 4901—Geology Senior Seminar

Geol 4902—Geology Senior Seminar Presentations

8 additional credits in Geol courses at 2xxx or above

Chem 1101—General Chemistry I

Chem 1102—General Chemistry II

or Chem 1102H—Honors: General Chemistry II

Math 1101—Calculus I

a minimum of 7 credits, chosen through consultation with a geology adviser, from appropriate natural science, biology, computer science, physics, chemistry, mathematics, or statistics courses

 

Up to 8 credits of coursework with a grade of D may be used to meet the major requirements if offset by an equivalent number of credits of A or B.

 

Graduate studies in the geological sciences:

Geol 1121 2xxx—Historical Geology: Earth History and Changing Scientific Perspectives

Geol 3101—Structural Geology

Math 1102—Calculus II

CSci 1301—Problem Solving and Algorithm Development I

Phys 1101—General Physics I

are necessary for students planning to pursue graduate studies in the geological sciences.