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Geology, B.S.- Traditional Option

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ENGL 1503GEOL 1023 
GEOL 1003GEOL 102L1 
GEOL 100L1CHEM 1783 
CHEM 1774CHEM 178L1 
CHEM 177L1MATH 166 or 1824 
MATH 165 or 1814Arts-and-Humanities Choice3 
LIB 1601  
 17 15
ENGL 2503GEOL 3653 
GEOL 3153Arts-and-Humanities Choice3 
GEOL 315L1PHYS 1125 
GEOL 3162Science/Engineering/Mathematics Choice13 
PHYS 1115Elective3-4 
Science/Engineering/Mathematics Choice13  
 17 17-18
GEOL 4793GEOL 3565GEOL 3026
GEOL 3684Foreign Language/Elective3-4 
Geology Choice13Geology Choice13 
Foreign Language/Elective3-4Social-Science Choice3 
 13-14 14-15 6
Geology Choice13Elective3 
Arts-and-Humanities Choice3Arts-and-Humanities Choice3 
Social-Science Choice3Social-Science Choice3 
ENGL 309 or 302 or 314 or JL MC 3473Elective3 
 12 12
Total Credits: 123-126

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