Sep 15, 2019  
Rensselaer Catalog 2014-2015 
    
Rensselaer Catalog 2014-2015 [Archived Catalog]

Geology


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The program shown below requires a total of 124 credit hours. The program leads to a B.S. in Geology.

First Year


Fall


  • HASS Elective Credit Hours: 4

Spring


  • HASS Elective Credit Hours: 4

Second Year


Fall


  • HASS Elective Credit Hours: 4

Spring


  • Biology Requirement Credit Hours: 4
    (See footnote 2 below)
  • HASS Elective Credit Hours: 4

Third Year


Fall


  • HASS Elective Credit Hours: 4
  • Elective Credit Hours: 5

Spring


  • Elective Credit Hours: 4
  • ERTH 4xxx selected from the ERTH Electives: (4 credits)
  • HASS Elective Credit Hours: 4
     

Fourth Year


Fall


  • Electives Credit Hours: 12
  • ERTH Electives Credit Hours: 4

Spring


  • Culminating Experience Credit Hours: 3-4
    (See footnote 3)
  • Electives Credit Hours: 7-8 credits

Geology Group Options (Two courses from the following group)


ERTH Electives (The following are recommended as ERTH electives for the geology curriculum-choose 2 courses from the following):

Culminating Experience


  • Undergraduate Research Program

Footnotes


  1. With permission of the Department Head, a student may select another Math course (Course numbers MATH xxxx, MATP xxxx, or courses cross listed with these numbers).
  2. BIOL 1010 or an approved alternate life sciences course.
  3. Culminating Experience (one of the following)
    -ERTH 4970 - Out-of-Classroom Experience in Earth Sciences Credit Hours: 3 to 4
    -ERTH 4980 - Undergraduate Research Thesis Credit Hours: 3 to 4
    -Undergraduate Research Program Credit Hours 3 to 4

 

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