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Earth Sciences, Environmental Geosciences Concentration, BS


Department: Geological Sciences 

This concentration is designed to provide students with a fundamental understanding of earth  processes as well as the specific tools they will employ as environmental geoscience professionals. Career opportunities for graduates exist in federal, state and local government service, industry and environmental studies both with regulatory agencies and consulting firms. The selection of appropriate elective courses within the major as well as in the cognate disciplines of biology and chemistry will prepare the student for environmental work related to the detection and monitoring of pollutants as well as for remediation of affected areas.

Grade Requirement

A minimum grade of “C-” is required in the core courses and the cognates to fulfill the requirements of the program.

Other geological sciences courses required


Notes:


An overall maximum of three credits from GEOL 497 - Research in Geology , GEOL 498 - Internship in Earth Science , and GEOL 499 - Directed Study in Earth Science  may be applied toward this requirement. GEOL 496 - Seminar in Geology  may not be applied toward this requirement.

Total minimum credits: 58


Core Curriculum Requirements


A minimum of 120 earned credit hours is required for graduation. These earned hours include the Core Curriculum Requirements as specified in the “Undergraduate Academic Programs ” section of this catalog and at the Core Curriculum website, www.bridgew.edu/corecurriculum. For additional graduation requirements, see the “Undergraduate Academic Policies ” section of this catalog.