Academic Catalog 2019-2020 
    
    May 28, 2020  
Academic Catalog 2019-2020

Geology (ID), B.S.


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Requirements for Interdepartmental Majors:


Interdepartmental majors will follow the guidelines as described in Academic Program and Policies  section in this catalog.

The interdepartmental geology major must be approved by the chair of the Geology Department and should include a plan written in consultation with advisors from both departments to form a cohesive and integrated major. There are two options as follows:

ID Option 1:  (Geology / Other)

Students who wish to have their interdepartmental major listed as Geology / Other (i.e. Geology / Physics, Geology / Biology), etc.) are required to take eight geology courses.

The 8 required geology courses include:

GEO 100-Level course

GEO-120

GEO-405

Take 5 200-level (or higher) geology courses or electives


ID Option 2:  (Other / Geology)

Students who wish to have their interdepartmental major listed as Other / Geology (i.e. Physics / Geology, Biology / Geology) are required to take six geology courses.

The 6 required geology  courses include:

GEO 100-Level course

GEO-120

Take 4  200-level (or higher) geology courses or electives


 

Requirements for Honors in Geology:


The major requirements as specified above are required, as are the GPA requirements of Union College described elsewhere in this catalog. A senior research thesis is required, consisting of at least two terms of GEO 495 , GEO 496 , or GEO 497  (independent research with a faculty member). Theses involving GEO 497  must be completed by the end of the 6th week of the Spring term.

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