Earth Science - B.A. Degree

Department of Geology and Environmental Sciences
Office:  150 Houghton Hall 

(716) 673-3302

Dr. Junaid Zubari, Chairperson
Dr. Thomas Hegna, Coordinator 
Email: geosciences@fredonia.edu

Website: https://www.fredonia.edu/academics/colleges-schools/college-liberal-arts-sciences/geology-environmental-sciences

Major Requirements

Core Program:

GEO 102Freshman Seminar

1

GEO 150Moons and Planets

3

or

PHYS 152Observing the Sky

3

GEO 160Blue Planet

3

GEO 165Planet Earth

3

GEO 169Planet Earth Lab

1

GEO 210Earth History

3

GEO 211Earth History Lab

1

GEO 215Earth Materials

4

GIS 201Geographic Information Systems I

3

GIS 301Geographic Information Systems II

3

GEO 370Structural Geology

4

GEO 311Global Climate

3

GEO 330Geomorphology

4

GEO 460Senior Seminar

1

One GEO 300/400 level elective course

3-4

Two 300/400 Level Elective Courses in GEO, ESCI or GIS

6-8

Total Credit Hours:46-49

Supporting Courses:

CHEM 115General Chemistry Lecture I

3

CHEM 125General Chemistry Laboratory I

1

CHEM 116General Chemistry Lecture II

3

CHEM 126General Chemistry Laboratory II

1

 

PHYS 121College Physics I

3

PHYS 123College Physics Lab I

1

PHYS 122College Physics II

3

PHYS 124College Physics II Lab

1

or

PHYS 230University Physics I

4

PHYS 232University Physics I Lab

1

PHYS 231University Physics II

4

PHYS 233University Physics II Lab

1

 

MATH 120Survey of Calculus I

3

or

MATH 122University Calculus I

4

A course in Statistics at the 200-level or higher

3

Total Credit Hours:22-25

Total Credit Hours: 68-74