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  Nov 22, 2017
2015-2016 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Geology, B.S.: 180 units

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Offered by: College of Science, Geological Sciences Department

Restricted Support Electives: 34 units

Choose 34 units from chosen Emphasis as specified below.

Unrestricted Electives: 0-3 units

Select a sufficient number of courses so that the total from "Required Support", "GE", and "Unrestricted Electives" is at least 99 units.

Subject Matter Preparation - Program for Prospective Teachers of Science with a Concentration in Geology:

Note: The listed curriculum is pending approval by the State Commission
on Teacher Credentialing. Anyone interested please check with the
Department of interest for current status.

Breadth Courses:


*PHY 131 /PHY 131L , PHY 132 /PHY 132L , and PHY 133 /PHY 133L  are acceptable substitutes.

General Education Requirements: 68 units

Students should consult the Academic Programs website for current information regarding this requirement. Unless specific courses are stated under Support Courses, please refer to the list of approved courses under General Education Requirements, Areas A through E.

Area A. Communication and Critical Thinking (12 units)

  1. Oral Communication
  2. Written Communication
  3. Critical Thinking

Area B. Mathematics and Natural Sciences (16 units)

  1. Physical Science
  2. Biological Science
  3. Laboratory Activity
  4. Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning
  5. Science and Technology Synthesis

Area C. Humanities (16 units)

  1. Visual and Performing Arts
  2. Philosophy and Civilization
  3. Literature and Foreign Languages
  4. Humanities Synthesis

Area D. Social Sciences (20 units)

  1. U.S. History, Constitution, and American Ideals
  2. History, Economics, and Political Science
  3. Sociology, Anthropology, Ethnic and Gender Studies
  4. Social Science Synthesis

Area E. Lifelong Understanding and Self-development (4 units)

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