Geology: Education and Liberal Arts
Geology Track 1: Education and Liberal Arts
All course work applied towards University General Education Curriculum and Concentration Requirements require a minimum grade of C-.
University General Education Curriculum: (40 hours)
- English (9 hours)
- Intermediate Algebra (3 hours)
- Public Speaking (3 hours)
- Humanities/Fine Arts (9 hours)
- Social Sciences (9 hours)
- Natural & Physical Sciences (7 hours)
- Cultural Diversity Courses (6 hours)
For complete details and guidelines for selecting approved courses, ask your advisor or visit http://www.unomaha.edu/academic-affairs/general-education/distribution-requirements.php
Concentration Requirements: (40 hours, must include 9 hours upper level from UNO)
GEOL 1170 Physical Geology (4 hours)
GEOL 1180 Historical Geology (4 hours)
GEOL 2300 Geoscience Data Analysis and Modeling
GEOL 2750/2754 Mineralogy (4 hours)
GEOL 3300/3310 Structural Geology (4 hours)
GEOL 2500 Special Topics: Departmental Field Trip (to be taken twice, 1 hour each)
GEOL 4800 Internship
Additional 16 hours in Department of Geology (GEOL) or Department of Geography (GEOG) courses, to be chosen in consultation with Geology advisor.
Required supporting coursework: (18 hours)
PHYS 1110/1154 General Physics I (5 hours)
PHYS 1120/1164 General Physics II (5 hours)
CHEM 1140/1144 Fundamentals of College Chemistry (5 hours)
An approved statistics course
Secondary Field I: (12 hours)
Secondary Field II: (12 hours)
Each secondary field must include 12 hours from the same subject.
Electives: (26 hours)
Electives may include any excess hours in general education, concentration or secondary fields. The number of elective hours may vary but total degree must comprise 120 hours.
Total Degree: (120 hours)
Each course is 3 hours unless otherwise noted.
A minimum 30 hours of upper level (3000-4000) coursework is required for the Bachelor of Multidisciplinary Studies Degree.
Check the catalog to verify any course prerequisites. Students should also note that not all courses are taught each semester. If a specific course is needed, students should verify the course offering with the department.
For career information, check out the Academic and Career Development Center.
Advising appointments may be made in person, over the phone at 402.554.2370 or online using MavTRACK. DCS does not accept walk-in or same-day advising appointments.
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