Degree Requirements

30 hours of graduate courses and passing the National Association of State Boards of Geology (ASBOG) tests: the Fundamentals of Geology Examination and the Practice of Geology Examination.

The Components

Approved graduate electives in geology: 9 hours
An approved minor in a second discipline, or GEOL and/or other electives approved by the geology graduate advisor: 9 hours
Geology seminar requirement: 9 hours from below

GEOL 605 - Seminar in Stratigraphy
GEOL 610 - Seminar in Sedimentary Petrology
GEOL 626 - Seminar in Tectonics
GEOL 660 - Seminar in Advanced Hydrogeology
GEOL 670 - Seminar in Environmental Geochemistry
GEOL 671 - Seminar in Geomorphology

Research methods: 3 hours

GEOL 685 - Geology Research Methods