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Undergraduate Bulletin 2006-2008 [Archived Catalog]

Geology (B.S.G.)


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Program: B.S.G.
Department of Geosciences
School of Arts and Sciences

Science Building 230 ~ 260-481-6249 ~ www.geosci.ipfw.edu

To earn the B.S.G., you must fulfill the requirements of IPFW (see Part 7) and the School of Arts and Sciences (see Part 3) and complete required courses in geoscience and ancillary subject areas with grades of C or better.

IPFW General Education Requirements


Area II—Natural and Physical Sciences


Credits included in Core Courses, below

Area III—The Individual, Culture, and Society Credits: 6


See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses

Area IV—Humanistic Thought Credits: 6


See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses

Area V—Creative and Artistic Expression Credits: 3


See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses

Area VI—Inquiry and Analysis (not in GEOL) Credits: 3


See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses

School of Arts and Sciences Requirements


Foreign Language


  • Credits in the first year of a modern foreign language Credits: 8

One of following Credits: 3-4


Option Requirements


  • Credits in the Environmental Geology Option or Geology Option Credits: 15–18
    (see below)

General Elective Courses


  • Sufficient additional credits to bring the total to 124.

Total Credits: 124


Environmental Geology Option


This option will help you prepare for advanced study in environmental geology or for work as a professional geologist in the areas of water supply, waste management, geological hazards, and engineering geology.

12 credits from the following:


  • Additional credits in 300- or 400-level geology courses Credits: 3

Total Credits: 15


Geology Option


This is the traditional option in geology. It will help you prepare for advanced study in geology or work as a professional geologist.

Option Requirements


  • Field camp experience (e.g., GEOL G429) Credits: 6–7
  • Credits in 400-level geology courses Credits: 8
  • Additional credits in 300- or 400-level geology courses Credits: 3

Total Credits: 17-18


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