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Geology: STEM Education, B.S.

 

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General Education

(see General Education Requirements for list of approved courses)

Rhetoric and Composition: (6 hours)

  • Two approved courses in rhetoric and composition

Natural Sciences: (8 hours)

  • Two approved natural science courses, at least one including a laboratory component

Humanities and Fine Arts: (6 hours)

  • Two approved humanities and fine arts courses, one from fine arts and one from either

Cultures and Civilizations: (9 hours)

  • Option A: Western Humanities I and II and one approved Non-Western Cultures and Civilizations course or
  • Option B: World Civilization I, II, III

Behavioral and Social Sciences: (6 hours)

  • Two approved behavioral or social science courses in two different disciplines

Additional Information and Notes

Minimum of 39 hours of 3000 and 4000 level courses.

Electives to complete 125 hours.

In addition to the department and university requirements there are the following minimum requirements for graduation with licensure: 2.5 cumulative average, 2.5 at UTC, 2.5 average in STEM courses with no grade lower than C, 2.5 average in courses in licensure content area courses with no grade lower than C.

See Degree and Graduation Requirements for additional requirements.

Showcase/Suggested Course of Study

 Please see the Courses section of this catalog for complete course descriptions.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester: Hrs Spring Semester: Hrs
ENGL 1010 3 ENGL 1020 3
GEOL 1110 3 GEOL 1120 3
GEOL 1110L 1 GEOL 1120L 1
MATH 1950 4 Cultures and Civilizations 3
CHEM 1110 3 CHEM 1120 3
CHEM 1110L 1 CHEM 1120L 1
STEM 1010 1 STEM 1020 1
       
  16   15

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester: Hrs Spring Semester: Hrs
PHYS 1030 3 PHYS 1040 3
PHYS 1030L 1 PHYS 1040L 1
GEOL 3410/L 4 GEOL 3420/L 4
STEM 2010 3 STEM 2020 3
BIOL 1110 4 BIOL 1120 4
  15   15

Junior Year

Fall Semester: Hrs Spring Semester: Hrs
GEOL 2250 3 GEOL 3540/L 4
GEOL 4510/L 4 STEM 3020 3
STEM 3010 3 ASTR 1010/L 4
Behavioral and Social Sciences 3 Behavioral and Social Sciences 3
Humanities and Fine Arts 3 GEOL 4800 1
    Cultures and Civilizations 3
  16   18

Senior Year

Fall Semester: Hrs Spring Semester: Hrs
GEOL 4900 2 GEOL 3000-4000 level elective 3
GEOL 3070 3 Fine Arts 3
GEOL 3000-4000 level elective 4 Cultures and Civilizations 3
MATH 2100 3 STEM 4020 6
STEM 4010 3    
  15   15
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