Geological Sciences (BA)
MTH 161 or MTH 141–142 (calculus AP credit is acceptable)
PHY 113 or PHY 101 and PHY 121* (physics AP credit is acceptable)
CHM 131 (chemistry AP credit is acceptable)
One other course in related sciences (mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, or statistics).
*Please note that PHY 121 provides more opportunities for students who wish to switch to the geological sciences BS program during their studies.
Geology Core Courses
EES 101: Introduction to Geological Sciences
EES 201: Evolution of the Earth
EES 203: Sedimentology and Stratigraphy
EES 204W: Earth Materials
EES 208: Structural Geology
Three technical electives should be chosen to create what the student and faculty advisor(s) view as a coherent program. Any EES courses at the 200 level or higher are acceptable. One 100-level EES course may be acceptable if it was taken in the first year.
Two core courses or technical electives must be taken as writing courses (writing courses are indicated by a W).