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Undergraduate Programs in Geology

Majors & Minors in Geology

B.S. in Geology Professional Program (Extended Major # 577)

Recommended 4-year Geology Degree Plan download the PDF template.

Required Courses (43-44 Hrs)

GEOL 380 Introduction to Field Techniques (3 hrs) and GEOG 452 Geoscience Field Experiences (3 hrs)
OR GEOG 452 (6 hrs) OR GISC 417 GIS Analysis and Modeling (3 hrs) and GISC 419 GIS Programming (3 hrs)

Elective Courses (9 - 6 hrs)

9 or 6 hours of elective courses selected from any GEOL 2xx - 4xx courses, such as: 270, 310, 311, 315, 325, 330,
350, 405, 415, 420, 430, 432, 440, 465, 470, 475, and from GEOG 310, 391, 417, 419, and from BIOL 122/123

Required Courses outside Geology (13 hrs)

Graduate with Honors in Geology


B.A. in Earth Science (# 676)-minor required

Required Courses (27 hrs)

 Elective Courses (6 hrs)

Required Courses outside Geology (18 hrs)

BIOL 122/123 OR PHYS 201 OR PHYS 180-181 (4hrs)

B.S./M.S. Degree in Geoscience JUMP (Joint Undergraduate-Masters Program)

Admission and application information are available here

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WKU Geology Major visited the Great Unconformity, Siccar Point along the coast of Scotland.