Oct 24, 2021  
2020-2021 EIU Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 EIU Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Geology-Geography

Geology (B.S.)

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Total Semester Hours required for the Degree: 120 semester hours


Semester hours required for the Geology Major: 67 semester hours

Required courses for all Geology Majors: 58 semester hours

  • All students completing a major in geology must take a summer field course equivalent to six credit units. The summer field camp must be one from a select list of department-approved courses in consultation with a department advisor.

Major electives:

9 semester hours of electives must be taken from the following A and B lists:


(Major GPA based on all geology and required earth science and geography courses taken at EIU.)

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