CURRENT 2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Dec 14, 2018  
CURRENT 2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

Geology, BS


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Total number of hours for program: 120.

Liberal Studies (42 hours)


Liberal Studies Program Requirements  

Major Requirements


The major requires 64 hours, including 30 hours in core courses and 34 hours in a concentration.

Core Courses


  • Capstone course such as a research project, senior thesis, or senior research seminar Credits: 3

Concentrations


And


Upper-Level Science/Math Electives (11-12)


Upper-level electives in sciences, chosen from courses below, or mathematics and/or other courses approved by advisor:

And


Upper Level Math and Science Electives (11 - 14 hours)


Upper-level electives in sciences or mathematics courses approved by advisor.

Interdisciplinary Concentration (34 hours)


Upper Level Math and Science Electives (19 hours)


Upper-level electives in sciences or mathematics courses approved by advisor. At least nine hours must form an approved set of coherent courses outside of geology.

General Electives (14-23 hours)


General electives (14-23 hours) depending on hours taken in major that also meet liberal studies requirements.

Additional Requirements


To meet one of the general university degree requirements, at least 30 hours of the courses taken at WCU must be at the junior-senior.

Note: Students planning to pursue graduate work, are urged to include the following six courses in the above curriculum: At least two chemistry courses, a Geology Summer Field course and 12 hours as follows:

Additional Information


Visit the geology program’s website at http://geology.wcu.edu.

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