Geochemistry Bachelor of Science

Requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Geochemistry

Core Program (29 credit hours in Geosciences):

GEO 102Freshman Seminar

1

GEO 165Geology I

3

GEO 169General Geology Lab

1

GEO 210Geology II

3

GEO 411Mineralogy

4

GEO 421Petrology

4

GEO 431Geochemistry

4

GEO 459Seminar in Geosciences

1

Two GEO 300/400 level courses with labs

8

Total Credit Hours:29
NOTE: One credit hour of CHEM 495 or CHEM 496 may substitute GEO 459.

Additional Sciences Requirements (29 credit hours in Chemistry):

CHEM 115General Chemistry Lecture I

3

CHEM 125General Chemistry Laboratory I

1

CHEM 116General Chemistry Lecture II

3

CHEM 126General Chemistry Laboratory II

1

CHEM 215Organic Chemistry Lecture I

3

CHEM 225Organic Chemistry Laboratory I

1

CHEM 216Organic Chemistry Lecture II

3

CHEM 226Organic Chemistry Laboratory II

1

CHEM 315Introduction to Physical Chemistry

3

CHEM 325Physical Chemistry Laboratory I

1

CHEM 317Analytical Chemistry, Quantitative Analysis

3

CHEM 327Analytical Chemistry I Laboratory

1

CHEM 318Analytical Chemistry, Instrumental Analysis

3

CHEM 328Analytical Chemistry II Laboratory

2

Total Credit Hours:29

Related Disciplines (21-24 credit hours):

PHYS 230University Physics I

4

PHYS 232University Physics I Lab

1

PHYS 231University Physics II

4

PHYS 233University Physics II Lab

1

MATH 122University Calculus I

4

MATH 123University Calculus II

4

A course in scientific writing, CHEM 295 is recommended.

1

Statistics 200 level course or higher

3

or

a course in computer programming *

3

Total Credit Hours:21-24
NOTE: * will accept CSIT 104.

Writing Intensive:

Requirement can be fulfilled by taking CHEM 225, CHEM 226, and CHEM 295 (in addition to GEO 421).