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Undergraduate Catalog 2012-13 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Geochemistry Major (68 hours) (Geosciences)

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The Geosciences and Chemistry Departments offer a program of study leading to a major in geochemistry. Students choosing this major will not be required to complete an additional minor. The geochemistry major is designed to meet the needs of students preparing for a professional career in geochemistry or environmental chemistry. Students contemplating a geochemistry major should contact the Geosciences Department as early as possible for advising.

Math Core (8 hours)

Geosciences Electives (Choose at least 9 hours)

  • An approved field course (up to 3 hrs. total)


  1. Either CHEM 3700/3710 or CHEM 3750-3780 will count toward the major
  2. an outside geology field camp is strongly recommended.

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