UNC College of Arts & Sciences

Geological Sciences

B.S. Environmental Geology

For the B.S. degree with a major in geological sciences, students must satisfy the General Education requirements. B.S. students will elect to concentrate in traditional geology, environmental geology, geochemistry, geophysics, or paleobiology. Specific departmental requirements for each the Environmental concentration follow:

• One of the following courses: GEOL 101/101L, 103, 105/101L, 109/109L or 101L, or 111 (only one of GEOL 101, 105, 109, and 111 may be taken for course credit)

• All of the following courses: GEOL 301, 401, 402, 404

• CHEM 101/101L and 102/102L

• MATH 231 and 232

• One of the following courses: GEOL 520 (note that this may also be used to satisfy one of the required GEOL courses numbered 400 and higher); any COMP except 050, 070 and 380; any MATH above 232; any STOR 155 or above

• One of the following sets of courses: PHYS 104/104L and 105/105L, or PHYS 116 and 117

• GEOL 601 and 602; or GEOL 430 and 434; or GEOL 691H and 692H (with a field component previously approved by the department); or ANTH 451; or BIOL 459; or CHEM 481/481L and 482/482L; or MASC 472; or PHYS 201 and 211

• One of the following combinations: BIOL 201 and ENST 489, or GEOG 253 and ENST 490, or MASC 470 and GEOL 411

• At least five science electives not otherwise required for the major, including any GEOL except 101, 103, 105, 109, 111; ANTH 139, 143, 220, 315, 317, 412, 414, 438, and 451; any ASTRO; any BIOL above 113; any CHEM above 102; any COMP except 050, 070, and 380; ECON 101, 340, 410, 440, 454, 460, 465, 511, 540; GEOG 370, 410, 412, 414, 416, 440, 441, 444, and any GEOG above 477; any MASC 101 and higher; any MATH above 232; any PHYS except 101, 132, and 313; PLAN 246; any STOR 155 or above

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