Option III: Hydrogeology

Major Requirements

  1. Mathematics 427J
  2. Chemistry 204
  3. Geological Sciences 325G, 476K, 476M, 376S
  4. Geological Sciences 376L and an additional three semester hours of approved field experience coursework. This requirement may be met by Geological Sciences 660A/660B, 476W, 377K or 679J. Other off-campus hydrogeology field/research courses will be considered upon petition submitted to the Jackson School prior to that semester registration period. Field/research requirement courses should be completed during the same summer semester.
  5. Nine additional semester hours of approved upper-division coursework in geological sciences.

Suggested Arrangement of Courses

BS Geological Sciences, Option III:  Hydrogeology

First Year
First TermHoursSecond TermHours
GEO 401 or 3034E 316L, 316M, 316N, or 316P3
M 408C4M 408D4
CH 3013CH 3023
UGS 302 or 3033CH 2042
RHE 3063HIS 315K or 315L3
 17 15
Total credit hours: 32
Second Year
First TermHoursSecond TermHours
GEO 416K4GEO 420K4
GEO 416M4M 427J4
PHY 303K3PHY 303L3
PHY 103M1PHY 103N1
HIS 315K or 315L3GEO 325G3
 15 15
Total credit hours: 30
Third Year
First TermHoursSecond TermHours
GEO 4284GEO 476M4
GEO 476K4Tech elective3
Tech elective3GOV 312P3
GOV 310L3Geological Sciences upper-division elective course3
 Upper-division elective3
 14 16
Total credit hours: 30
Third Year
Summer TermHours
GEO 376L3
Field experience3
 6
Total credit hours: 6
Fourth Year
First TermHoursSecond TermHours
GEO 376S3Geological Sciences upper-division elective course3
Geological Sciences upper-division elective course4Social/behavioral science3
Language or Culture3Language or culture3
Tech elective (upper-division)3Tech elective (upper-division)3
 Visual/performing arts3
 13 15
Total credit hours: 28

Total Credit Hours  126