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  Dec 15, 2017
 
 
    
2014-2015 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Geology, B.S.Geol.


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Areas of Concentration


Environmental Geology


CRITICAL REQUIREMENTS

SEMESTER 1: “C” or better in ENGL 1001  and GEOL 1001 ; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.
SEMESTER 2: “C” or better in CHEM 1201  and GEOL 1003 ; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.
SEMESTER 3: “C” or better in BIOL 1201  and MATH 1550 ; Admission to the College; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.
SEMESTER 4: “C” or better in GEOL 2061 /GEOL 2081  and PHYS 1201 /PHYS 2110 ; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.
SEMESTER 5: “C” or better in GEOL 3032 /GEOL 3041 ; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.

Recommended as preparation for a career in environmental geology and related fields or entrance to graduate study.

Total Semester Hours: 15

Total Semester Hours: 16

Semester 3


Total Semester Hours: 15-14

Total Semester Hours: 16-15

Semester 5


Total Semester Hours: 14

Semester 6


Total Semester Hours: 13

Semester 7


Total Semester Hours: 6

Semester 8


Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 9


  • Area of Concentration Course (3)1
  • Approved Electives (4-6)2
  • General Education course - Arts (3)
Total Semester Hours: 10-12

120 Total Sem. Hrs.


1 - Area of Concentration Course: Nine hours of geology electives that must be chosen from GEOL 4023 , GEOL 4043 , GEOL 4062 , GEOL 4081 , GEOL 4084 , GEOL 4085  and GEOL 4164 , of which three hours must be chosen from GEOL 4043 , GEOL 4062 , GEOL 4084 , and GEOL 4085 .

2 - The following courses are useful free electives in environmental geology: GEOL 4165 , GEOG 4023 , GEOG 4041 , GEOG 4042 , GEOG 4046 , GEOG 4047 , GEOG 4048 , GEOG 4070 , GEOG 4083 ; CHEM 4150 ; OCS 3103 ; ENVS 4xxx; RNR 4025  and RNR 4900 .

3 - Students may take either the two-course PHYS sequence (PHYS 1201  and PHYS 1202 ) or the three-course PHYS sequence (PHYS 2110 , PHYS 2112 , and PHYS 2113 ).
 

 

Geology


CRITICAL REQUIREMENTS

SEMESTER 1: “C” or better in ENGL 1001  and GEOL 1001 ; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.
SEMESTER 2: “C” or better in CHEM 1201  and GEOL 1003 ; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.
SEMESTER 3: “C” or better in BIOL 1201  and MATH 1550 ; Admission to the College; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.
SEMESTER 4: “C” or better in GEOL 2061 /GEOL 2081  and PHYS 1201 /PHYS 2110 ; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.
SEMESTER 5: “C” or better in GEOL 3032 /GEOL 3041 ; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.

Recommended as preparation for a career in geology and related fields, or entrance to a graduate study.

Total Semester Hours: 15

Total Semester Hours: 16

Semester 3


Total Semester Hours: 15-14

Total Semester Hours: 16-15

Semester 5


Total Semester Hours: 14

Semester 6


Total Semester Hours: 16

Semester 7


Total Semester Hours: 6

Semester 8


  • Approved Electives (6)
  • GEOL 4000-level Courses (6)
Total Semester Hours: 12

Semester 9


  • GEOL 4000-level Courses (6)
  • Approved Electives (4-6)
Total Semester Hours: 10-12

120 Total Sem. Hrs.


Geophysics


CRITICAL REQUIREMENTS

SEMESTER 1: “C” or better in ENGL 1001  and GEOL 1001 ; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.
SEMESTER 2: “C” or better in CHEM 1201  and GEOL 1003 ; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.
SEMESTER 3: “C” or better in BIOL 1201  and MATH 1550 ; Admission to the College; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.
SEMESTER 4: “C” or better in GEOL 2081 /GEOL 2061  and PHYS 1201 /PHYS 2110 ; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.
SEMESTER 5: “C” or better in GEOL 3032 /GEOL 3041 ; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.

Recommended as preparation for a career in geophysics and related fields or entrance to graduate study.

Total Semester Hours: 15

Total Semester Hours: 16

Semester 3


Total Semester Hours: 16-14

Total Semester Hours: 16-15

Semester 5


Total Semester Hours: 17

Semester 6


Total Semester Hours: 13-16

Semester 7


Total Semester Hours: 6

Semester 8


Total Semester Hours: 12

Semester 9


  • Area of Concentration Course (3)1
  • Approved Electives (6)2
Total Semester Hours: 9

120 Total Sem. Hrs.


1 - AREA OF CONCENTRATION COURSES: GEOL 4062 , GEOL 4068 .

2 - A useful free elective is GEOG 4048 .

3 - Students may take either the two-course PHYS sequence (PHYS 1201  and PHYS 1202 ) or the three-course PHYS sequence (PHYS 2110 , PHYS 2112 , and PHYS 2113 ).
 

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