UNC College of Arts & Sciences

Geological Sciences

B.S. Geophysics

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 the Geophysics concentration are listed below.

• One of the following courses: GEOL 101/101L, 103, 105/101L, 109/109L or 101L, 111, 159/159L (only one of GEOL 101, 105, 109, and 111 may be taken for course credit)

• All of the following courses: GEOL 301, 401, 404, 515

• CHEM 101/101L and 102/102L

• MATH 231 and 232, 233, 383

• PHYS 116, 117, 201, 211, and 331

• Four GEOL courses numbered above 400, not otherwise required for the major

• At least three geology and/or science electives not otherwise required for the major, including any GEOL except 101, 103, 105, 109, 111; ANTH 143, 220, 315, 317, 412, 414, and 451; any ASTR; any BIOC except 107 and 108; any BIOL above 113; any CHEM above 102; any COMP except 050, 070, and 380; any ENVR except 600; GEOG 370, 410, 412, 414, 416, and any GEOG above 477; any MASC 101 and higher; any MATH above 232; any PHYS except 101, 132, and 313; any STOR 155 or above

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