Geology - B.A. Program Requirements
Type Legend: DD Diversity–Domestic; DG Diversity–Global; KAD Kent Core Additional; KBS Kent Core Basic Sciences; KCM Kent Core Composition; KFA Kent Core Fine Arts: KHU Kent Core Humanities; KMC Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning; KSS Kent Core Social Sciences; WIC Writing Intensive
|I.||DESTINATION KENT STATE: FIRST YEAR EXPERIENCE (1 credit)|
|US||10097||Destination Kent State: First Year Experience||1|
|II.||MAJOR PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (49 credits)* Courses count in major GPA|
|Biological Diversity (4)
Invertebrate Zoology (4)
|KAD||CHEM||10060||General Chemistry I**||4|
|KBS||10062||General Chemistry I Laboratory||1|
|KBS||11041||Earth Dynamics Laboratory||1|
|KBS||11043||Earth History Laboratory||1|
|23063||Earth Materials I
|31070||Earth Materials II
|3/4xxxx||GEOL Elective (upper division)+||15|
|KMC||MATH||11010||Algebra for Calculus||3|
|III.||ADDITIONAL PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (71 credits)|
|Kent Core Additional (must be from two categories)||3|
|Kent Core Composition||6-8|
|Kent Core Humanities and Fine Arts (minimum one course from each)
|Kent Core Social Sciences (must be from two disciplines)||6|
|College General Requirements (must be from Kent Core Social Sciences)*****
|General Electives (upper division)
Credits required depends on meeting minimum 121 credit hours and minimum 42 upper-division credit hours
* All courses taken from the list of major program requirements are used in the calculation of the major GPA.
** CHEM 10060 General Chemistry I fulfills College General requirements.
*** Fulfills College General Requirement
*****One additional course taken from the Kent Core Social Sciences courses in the following Arts and Sciences disciplines: Anthropology (ANTH), Applied Conflict Management (CACM), Geography (GEOG), Criminology and Justice Studies (JUS), Political Science (POL), Psychology (PSYC) or Sociology (SOC). The course may not be from the student's major.
+ GEOL 41092 Summer Field Camp is recommended as an upper-division GEOL elective
Minimum 15 credit hours must be applied toward upper-division GEOL course electives. The following courses may not satisfy major requirements: GEOL 41073 Geology of Ohio, GEOL 41077 Geology of the National Parks and GEOL 41079 All About Dinosaurs.