Geology - B.S. Degree (licensure - qualifying)

Department of Geology and Environmental Sciences 
Office: 150 Houghton Hall 

(716) 673-3303

Dr. Junaid Zubari, Chairperson
Dr. Thomas Hegna, Coordinator 

Email: geo.esci@fredonia.edu

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

Major Requirements

Core Courses:

GEO 102Freshman Seminar

1

GEO 165Planet Earth

3

GEO 169Planet Earth Lab

1

GEO 210Earth History

3

GEO 211Earth History Lab

1

GEO 330Geomorphology

4

GEO 345Paleontology

4

GEO 370Structural Geology

4

GEO 400Stratigraphy

4

GEO 411Mineralogy

4

GEO 421Petrology

4

GEO 460Senior Seminar

1

GEO 461Field Geology

3

One GEO or GIS 300/400 level elective course

3-4

Total Credit Hours:40-41

Supporting Courses:

 
MATH 120Survey of Calculus I

3

MATH 121Survey of Calculus II

3

or

MATH 122University Calculus I

4

MATH 123University Calculus II

4

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

and

PHYS 122College Physics II

3

PHYS 124College Physics II Lab

1

or

PHYS 230University Physics I

4

PHYS 232University Physics I Lab

1

and

PHYS 231University Physics II

4

PHYS 233University Physics II Lab

1

STAT Statistics 200 level course or higher

3

Total Credit Hours:25-29

Total Credit Hours: 65-70