Listed below are the requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Geosciences. In addition to the requirements for the major, students must also satisfy all of the university general education requirements and the College of Letters & Science breadth and other degree requirements. Degree requirements will vary depending on when you took your first college class. You are strongly advised to consult both the Geosciences advisor and your L&S advisor to ensure you stay on track towards a degree. Read more about the degree requirements on the L&S Degree Requirements web pages.
|Required Courses (26-29 credits)|
|Elective Courses (18 credits)|
Select two of the following:
Select 12 additional credits from Geosciences Department courses at the 300-level or above.
|Mathematics (4 credits)|
Students are encouraged, but not required to, take the following:
|Chemistry (5 credits)|
Students are encouraged, but not required to, take additional courses in organic and physical chemistry.
|Physics (5 credits)|
Select one of the following options:
All students who major in Geosciences must complete at least 15 credits in Geosciences courses at the advanced level (numbered 300 or above) in residence at UWM as part of the 36 advanced-level credits required for the L&S degree.
The College requires that students attain at least a 2.500 GPA on all credits in the major attempted at UWM. In addition, students must attain a 2.500 GPA on all major credits attempted, including any transfer work.