Completion of a B.S. in geology requires the following:
As identified in the General Academic Regulations section of the Grand Valley State University Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog.
Requires 46 to 47 semester hours of geology courses with a minimum overall GPA of C (2.0):
Core geology courses (33 semester hours):
Students must complete one of the following options that includes a summer field camp in geology (taught by another college or university) that is approved as GEO 493. Credits: 3 to 6
Requires 13 to 14 semester hours from either the geology B.S. or the geology B.S. environmental emphasis.
Geology B.S. Environmental Emphasis
Choose one from:
Requires 31 to 33 semester hours of cognate science courses in chemistry, physics, mathematics, statistics, computer science, and/or geographic information systems as follows.
One of the following pairs:
Choose two courses from ONE of the following options:
OR Computer Science
Chose one course from each group of CIS courses:
OR Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
AND ONE of the following:
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