Major Requirements

Dr. Neil Tibert and students on the Chesapeake Bay in one of UMW's research boats.

Below are excerpts from the current Academic Catalog. Consult the catalog for further details:

Requirements for Geology Major

Thirty-six (36) credits, to include Geology 111, 112, 301, 302, 311, and 412; an additional twelve (12) credits in other geology courses at the 200-level or above. With advisor approval, Chemistry 331 and 332 may be substituted for up to four (4) of these credits. Environmental Science 307, 321, 326, 330, and 493 may also be included for geology elective credit.

Requirements for Environmental Geology Major

Thirty-eight to forty credits (38-40), to include Chemistry 111 and 112, Geology 111, 112, 301, 311 and 315 and either Geology 205 or Geography 250 or Geographic Information Science 200. In addition choose two elective courses from the following: Environmental Science 307; Geology 313, 325, 412.