General Track

(59-60 credits)

Geology Core (24 Credits)
GLG201Physical Geology3
GLG211Physical Geology Laboratory1
GLG202Historical Geology4
GLG311Mineralogy and Crystallography 4
GLG314Petrology 4
GLG331Stratigraphy-Sedimentation 4
GLG405Structure and Tectonics4
Geological Science Courses (12 Credits)
GLG303Geomorphology4
or GLG305 Paleontology
GLG407Hydrogeology4
GLG435Field Geology 4
Cognate Courses (23-24 Credits)
CHE201
CHE211
General Chemistry I
and General Chemistry I Lab
4
CHE202
CHE212
General Chemistry II
and General Chemistry II Lab
4
MAT251Calculus I 4
PHY201
PHY211
General Physics 1
and Physics 1 Laboratory
4
MAT241Introduction to Statistics (by advisement)3-4
or MAT252 Calculus II
Select one of the following by advisement:4
General Physics 2
and General Physics 2 Lab
Fundamental Physics II
and Fundamental Physics 2 Lab
Total Credits59-60

Recommended courses:

BIO201
BIO211
General Biology I
and Gen Bio 1 Lab
4
BIO202
BIO212
General Biology II
and Gen Bio 2 Lab
4
CPS210Computer Science I: Foundations 4
GEO341Introduction to Geographic Information Systems4

It is recommended that students who plan to do graduate or professional work in geology take a six-week field geology camp in the summer following their final semester at New Paltz.

Environmental Geoscience Track

(58-59 credits)

Geology Core (24 Credits)
GLG201Physical Geology3
GLG211Physical Geology Laboratory1
GLG202Historical Geology4
GLG311Mineralogy and Crystallography 4
GLG314Petrology 4
GLG331Stratigraphy-Sedimentation 4
GLG405Structure and Tectonics4
Geological Science Courses (11 Credits)
GLG339Natural Resources and Energy 3
or GLG346 Environmental Impact Assessment
GLG303Geomorphology4
GLG407Hydrogeology4
Cognate Courses (23-24 Credits)
CHE201
CHE211
General Chemistry I
and General Chemistry I Lab
4
CHE202
CHE212
General Chemistry II
and General Chemistry II Lab
4
MAT251Calculus I 4
PHY201
PHY211
General Physics 1
and Physics 1 Laboratory
4
MAT241Introduction to Statistics (by advisement)3-4
or MAT252 Calculus II
Select one of the following by advisement:4
General Physics 2
and General Physics 2 Lab
Fundamental Physics II
and Fundamental Physics 2 Lab
Total Credits58-59

Recommended courses:

BIO201
BIO211
General Biology I
and Gen Bio 1 Lab
4
BIO202
BIO212
General Biology II
and Gen Bio 2 Lab
4
CPS210Computer Science I: Foundations 4
GEO441Geographic Information Systems Applications4