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Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 2014-2015 
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Earth Sciences, BS

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Department: Geological Sciences 


Grade Requirement

A minimum grade of “C-” is required in all courses used to fulfill the major requirements of this program.

Course Requirements

Electives (10-12 credits)

Complete three geological sciences (GEOL) courses at the 200-level or above, with the following restrictions:

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.

Students anticipating a secondary education teaching career are encouraged to select their electives from the following courses, the content of which is an integral part of MTEL® (Massachusetts Test for Educator Licensure) in earth science.

GEOL 210 - Oceanography 
GEOL 215 - Solar System Astronomy 
GEOL 240 - Hydrology 
GEOG 221 - Meteorology  


Total minimum credits: 60

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.

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