Geology: Environmental Geology
Geology Track 2: Environmental Geology
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: (39-41 hours, must include 9 hours upper level from UNO)
GEOL 1170 Physical Geology (4 hours)
GEOL 2300 Geoscience Data Analysis and Modeling
GEOL 2750/2754 Mineralogy (4 hours)
GEOL 3300/3310 Structural Geology (4 hours)
GEOL 3400 Intro to Sedimentary Geology
GEOG 4330 Soil Genesis, Morphology & Classification
GEOL 4540 Geochemistry
GEOL 4620 Advanced Field Course (6 hours)
GEOL 4800 Internship or GEOL 4950 Senior Thesis
Two courses from the list below:
GEOL 2600 Geohydrology
GEOL 2760/2764 Igneous & Metamorphic Petrology (4 hours)
GEOL 3100/3104 Invertebrate Paleontology (4 hours)
GEOL 4040 Geoarchaeology
GEOL 4260 Process Geomorphology
GEOL 4400 Geophysics
Required supporting coursework: (24 hours)
CHEM 1180/1184 General Chemistry I (4 hours)
CHEM 1190/1194 General Chemistry II (4 hours)
MATH 1930 Calculus for the Managerial, Life & Social Sciences
PHYS 2110/1154 General Physics I (5 hours)
PHYS 2120/1164 General Physics II (5 hours)
One course from the list below:
STAT 3000 Statistical Methods I
GEOG 4030 Computer Mapping & Data Analysis
GEOG 4050 Geographic Information Systems I (4 hours)
GEOG 4630 Environmental Remote Sensing (4 hours)
CIST 1400 Introduction to Computer Programming
Secondary Field I: (12 hours)
Secondary Field II: (12 hours)
Each secondary field must include 12 hours from the same subject.
Electives: (25 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.
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