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Geology Bachelor's Degree

Bachelor of Science (BS) in Geology

Degree Requirements

  • The minimum total credits required for a B.S. in Geology is 120.
  • All required and elective courses must be completed with a grade of “C-“ or better.
  • All candidates must fulfill the basic education requirements and the geology requirements.

Geology Major Requirements

The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Geology requires 48 upper level semester credit hours, at least 24 of them must be from UT Permian Basin.

  • Students are required to take a GEOL 4600 Summer Field Geology Course.
  • Students must complete 18 semester credit hours in a minor. Twelve of those hours must be upper level courses.

Interested in Teaching?

Students who choose to major in Geology can earn their teacher certification to teach. See what it takes to earn your teacher certification while working towards your Geology degree.

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