Undergraduate Catalog 2015-16 
    Apr 16, 2024  
Undergraduate Catalog 2015-16 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Geology (BS.GEY)

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For further information about this major, contact Dr. Timothy Grover, the Geology Coordinator: Timothy.Grover@Castleton.edu

A comprehensive program in geology designed for preparation for graduate school, a career in geology, or secondary education.

Complete the following mathematics courses (7 cr):

and complete the following chemistry and physics courses (12 cr):

(Credits required for the major: 47 cr)

And complete the university's Gen Ed requirements

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Honors in Geology

Students wishing to graduate with Honors in Geology must meet the following requirements:

  • a minimum GPA of 3.0 in all courses,
  • a minimum GPA of 3.4 in all science and math courses,
  • complete a minimum of 3 credits of independent research in geology,
  • and present the results of their research in a public forum.


The following recommended courses may be necessary or useful to students who wish to pursue a particular career or graduate work in Geology. Consult your advisor:

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