Geology, B.S.

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Plan of Study Grid
Freshman Year
Semester 1Semester Credit Hours
ENGL 1301 Rhetoric and Composition 3
GEOL 1303
GEOL 1103
Physical Geology
and Physical Geology Laboratory
4
HIST 1301 American History to 1877 3
UNIV 1101 Learning in Global Context I 1
Creative arts 3
 Semester Credit Hours14
Semester 2
ENGL 1302 Rhetoric and Composition 3
GEOL 1304
GEOL 1104
Historical Geology
and Historical Geology Lab
4
HIST 1302 American History since 1877 3
UNIV 1102 Learning in Global Context II 1
Communications 3
 Semester Credit Hours14
Sophomore Year
Semester 1
GEOG 2472 Intro to Geographic Info Sys 4
MATH 2413 Calculus I 4
POLS 2301 Government and Politics of US 3
Lang/Phil/Culture 3
 Semester Credit Hours14
Semester 2
CHEM 1311
CHEM 1111
Gen Inorganic Chemistry I
and Gen Inorganic Chem Lab I
4
POLS 2302 Government and Politics of TX 3
Social/Behavioral 3
Elective 3
Minor 1 3
 Semester Credit Hours16
Junior Year
Semester 1
GEOG 3421 Geomorphology 4
GEOL 3409 Mineralogy 4
GEOL 3431 Stratigraphy and Sedimentology 4
Minor 1 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Semester 2
GEOL 3407
GEOG 3450

and Field Mapping Cartography
4
GEOL 3411 Petrology 4
GEOL 3481 Structural Geology 4
GEOL 4311 Field Course I (WI) 2 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Senior Year
Semester 1
GEOG 4435 Remote Sensing 4
GEOL 4312 Field Course II (WI) 3
PHYS 2325
PHYS 2125
University Physics I
and University Physics I Lab
4
Minor 1 3
Minor or Elective 1 3
 Semester Credit Hours17
Semester 2
GEOL 4213 Industry Geotech Training (WI) 2
GEOG or GEOL, adv. 4
GEOL, adv. 3
Minor, adv. 1 3
Minor, adv. 1 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
 Total Credit Hours Required: 120