Jul 15, 2019  
2013-2014 General Catalog (Spring 2014) 
2013-2014 General Catalog (Spring 2014) [ARCHIVED CATALOG Please see current catalog]

Geology - BS

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College of Science

Department of Geology

Students must complete the General Education Requirements :

  •   will fulfill the Physical Sciences Breadth Requirement

Student must also complete the University Studies Depth Requirements :

  •   will partially fulfill the Communications Intensive (CI) requirement
  • Complete at least two credits in approved 3000-level or above courses from each of the following catagories: Humanities and Creative Arts (DHA) and Social Sciences (DSS)


Geology Major


Students must also select 12 credits from any Geology courses numbered 4800 or above, except GEO 5200 .

Must include one of the following courses:

Minimum University Requirements

Total Credits


Grade Point Average (most majors require higher GPA)

2.00 GPA

Credits of C- or better


Credits of upper-division courses (#3000 or above)


USU Credits (30 USU credits, 20 of which must be upper-division courses, 10 of which must be courses required for student's major)

30 USU credits

Completion of approved major program of study

See college advisor

Credits in minor (if required)


Credits in American Institutions (ECN 1500 ;HIST 1700 , HIST 2700  or HIST 2710 ; HONR 1300 POLS 1100 ; or USU 1300 )


General Education Requirements  and University Studies Depth Requirements 




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