Advisor: Dr. Michelle Kominz
The geology major is a traditional curriculum focusing on the study of rocks and minerals, petrologic relationships, rock-forming processes, and field methods in the earth sciences. Total major requires 38 credit hours in GEOS courses, plus approximately 33 credit hours in supporting science courses. These cognate credits constitute the group science minor for geology students.
The College of Arts and Sciences offers a two-tiered advising system for undergraduates. Students receive major/minor specific advising through the faculty or staff expertise within the department and general advising regarding university and general education requirements as well as pre-professional advising through the College of Arts and Sciences Office of Undergraduate Advising.
As a student with a major within the College of Arts and Sciences, you will need to meet reqularly with both a departmental and college advisor to ensure you have met all requirements for graduation.