Dec 07, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Geology, B.S.

College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics  > Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences  > Geology, B.S.

Completion of the BS in Geology or Geophysics requires several extended off-campus field trips which involve moderate to strenuous outdoor activity (e.g. all-day field exercises and hiking), including a 5-week capstone field course in Montana for the Geology BS, and a 3-week capstone field course in Galveston for the Geophysics BS. Students who feel they may not be able to fulfill this requirement should talk with the Geology and Geophysics undergraduate advisor before declaring their major.

Students who choose to major in geology must complete the following requirements in addition to the special requirements for the Bachelor of Science degree:



Geology Electives:

Six credit hours of approved advanced GEOL electives Credit Hours: 6.0


Successful completion of GEOL 3355  and GEOL 3360  satisfies NSM Capstone Requirement