Students who began their UVM geology undergraduate programs prior to Fall 2016 are responsible for knowing and complying with all requirements for their B.A or B.S. degrees.

Major requirements: Pre-FALL 2016

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Geology

• GEOL 001 or GEOL 005 or GEOL 055; GEOL 062, GEOL 101, GEOL 110, GEOL 260.
• At least three credits of field experience are highly advisable (GEOL 201* or field camp**).
• Three Geology courses (at least 3 credits each) at level 100 or higher.
• Senior seminar (GEOL 291 and GEOL 292) or minimum of one semester (three credits) research (GEOL 198)
• Three additional courses (at least 3 credits each) in geology or approved science, mathematics, engineering or statistics courses at level 100 or higher selected in consultation with a geology advisor.
• MATH 021, MATH 022 (possible alternatives are MATH 19, MATH 23, or MATH 19, MATH 20, MATH 22. Please consult your advisor.)
• CHEM 031, CHEM 032 (or CHEM 035, CHEM 036).
• Two semesters of introductory physics with lab strongly recommended.
• Total Hours: 31-35 hours Geology & 23-26 hours geo/math/ancillary science


Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Geology

• GEOL 001 or GEOL 005 or GEOL 055; GEOL 062, GEOL 101, GEOL 110, GEOL 260.
• At least three credits of field experience are required (GEOL 201* or field camp**).
• Three geology courses (at least 3 credits each) at level 100 or higher.
• Minimum of one semester (three credits) research (GEOL 198)
• Senior seminar (GEOL 291 and GEOL 292) recommended.
• Two additional courses (at least 3 credits each) in geology or approved science, mathematics, engineering or statistics courses at level 100 or higher selected in consultation with a geology advisor.
• MATH 021, MATH 022 (possible alternatives are MATH 19, MATH 23, or MATH 19, MATH 20, MATH 22. Please consult your advisor.)
• CHEM 031, CHEM 032 (or CHEM 035, CHEM 036);
• PHYS 011/021 and PHYS 012/022, or PHYS 051 and PHYS 152; STAT 141 or STAT 211.
• Total Hours: 35-38 hours Geology & 33-48 hours geo/math/ancillary science

Students who began their programs after Fall 2016, access the most recent version of the catalogue.

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