Geosciences Degree Requirements

Emphasis:

  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Environmental Geosystems
  • General Geoscience

36 hour Master's Program consisting of

15 hours of Core Courses:

Course Description Time
 ACTG 6100  Accounting & Legal Issues for Managers 3 hours
 STAT 5140  Probabilistic & Statistical Reasoning 3 hours
 BCEN 6820  Managerial Communication 3 hours
 MGMT 6740  Leadership and Motivation 3 hours
 BCEN 6910  Internship Program 3 hours

 

Emphasis: Geographic Information Systems

Plus 21 hours completed from the following:

Course Description Time
GEOL 6030* Geoscience Colloquium 2 hours
GEOG 6040 Geospatial Systems and Applications 4 hours
GEOG 5560 Intermediate GIS 3 hours
GEOG 5570 Advanced GIS 3 hours
GEOG 6050 Programming for Geospatial Database Applications 3 hours
INFS 6710 IT Systems Development Project Management 3 hours
One of the following:    
INFS 6500 IT Project Management Planning and Implementation 3 hours
INFS 6510 IT Project Risk Assessment and Control 3 hours
INFS 6520 IT Project Management Case Studies 3 hours

 
Emphasis: Environmental Geosystems

Plus 21 hours completed from the following:

Course Description Time
GEOL 6030* Geoscience Colloquium 2 hours
GEOG 6040 Geospatial Systems and Applications 4 hours
GEOL 6020 Advanced Hydrogeology 3 hours
GEOL 5040 Engineering Geology 3 hours
GEOL 6000 Environmental Geosystems 3 hours
GEOL 6010 Case Studies in Environmental Geosystems 3 hours
One of the following:    
ABAS 5340 Soil Formation and Remediation 3 hours
ABAS 5350 Soil Survey and Land Use 3 hours
GEOL 5150 Environmental Applications of Hydrogeology 3 hours


General Geoscience

Plus 21 hours completed from the following:

Course Description Time
GEOL 6030* Geoscience Colloquium 2 hours
At least 12 credits from the following:    
GEOG 6040 Geospatial Systems and Applications 4 hours
GEOG 6050 Programming for Geospatial Database Applications 3 hours
GEOL 6020 Advanced Hydrogeology 3 hours
GEOL 6000 Environmental Geosystems 3 hours
GEOL 6010 Case Studies in Environmental Geosystems 3 hours
No more than 7 credits from the following:    
GEOG 5310 Resource Management and Conservation 3 hours
GEOG 5320 Economic Geography 3 hours
GEOG 5330 Political Geography 3 hours
GEOG 5340 Historical Geography 3 hours
GEOG 5370 Urban Geography 3 hours
GEOG 5380 Catography 4 hours
GEOG 5401-5402 Field Course 4 hours
GEOG 5410 Geography of the United States and Canada 3 hours
GEOG 5420 Geography of Latin America 3 hours
GEOG 5430 Geography of Europe 3 hours
GEOG 5460 Geography of the Former Soviet Union 3 hours
GEOG 5470 Rural Settlement 3 hours
GEOG 5490 Remote Sensing 4 hours
GEOG 5500 Geography of the Middle East 3 hours
GEOG 5510 Laboratory Problems in Remote Sensing 4 hours
GEOG 5520 Image Interpretation 4 hours
GEOG 5560 Intermediate GIS 3 hours
GEOG 5570 Advanced GIS 3 hours
GEOL 5000 Petrology and Petrography 4 hours
GEOL 5020 Geomorphic Regions of the United States 4 hours
GEOL 5030 Invertebrate Micropaleontology 4 hours
GEOL 5050 Meteorology 3 hours
GEOL 5060 Principles of Geoscience 4 hours
GEOL 5070 Sedimentation and Stratigraphy 4 hours
GEOL 5080 Structural Geology 3 hours
GEOL 5100 Geophysical Prospecting 4 hours
GEOL 5130 Hydrogeology 4 hours
GEOL 5140 Inorganic Geochemistry 3 hours
GEOL 5150 Environmental Applications of Hydrogeology 3 hours
GEOL 5040 Engineering Geology 3 hours
GEOL 5401-5402 Field Course 4 hours
INFS 6500 IT Project Management Planning and Implementation 3 hours
INFS 6510 IT Project Risk Assessment and Control 3 hours
INFS 6520 IT Project Management Case Studies 3 hours
INFS 6710 IT Systems Development Project Management 3 hours

*REQUIRED COURSE FOR ALL GEOSCIENCE CONCENTRATIONS


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