The Bachelor of Science degree is designed for students who intend to become professional geologists and/or those who plan to attend graduate school in geosciences. The program includes courses normally expected of graduate school applicants and prepares students for the examination for professional geologic registration licensing.

The B.S. Degree in Geological Sciences allows the option of Emphases:
  • Emphasis in general geology
  • Emphasis in engineering geology
  • Emphasis in geochemistry
  • Emphasis in geophysics
  • Emphasis in hydrogeology
  • Emphasis in marine geology
  • Emphasis in paleontology
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Major Academic Plans (MAPs)

Visit http://www.sdsu.edu/mymap for the recommended courses needed to fulfill your major requirements. The MAPs Web site was created to help students navigate the course requirements for their majors and to identify which General Education course will also fulfill a major preparation course requirement.

 The General Catalog