Geology (Archived 2016-17 Graduate Catalog)
EARTH, ENVIRONMENT AND SOCIETY
Director: Jeff Snyder
Graduate Coordinator: Sheila Roberts
Address: 190 Overman Hall
Program Web Page: http://www.bgsu.edu/arts-and-sciences/earth-environment-and-society.html
MS in Geology
Prerequisites to Graduate Work
MS Geology program welcomes students with undergraduate degrees in geology, geological sciences, Earth science, and similar programs. Because of the highly interdisciplinary nature of the program, we also welcome students from related areas such as geography, computer science, environmental science, biology, chemistry, and physics. Admitted students without a degree in geology will be required to complete additional coursework to demonstrate a minimum competency in geology.
Applicants seeking admission to the graduate programs in the School of Earth, Environment and Society should follow the instructions outlined in the Graduate Admission section of this Graduate Catalog.
MS Geology (Plan I only)
- An approved degree program of courses
- An acceptable thesis proposal including its successful oral defense before the thesis committee no later than the end of the second semester of full-time residence; and
- Acceptable thesis, including its successful oral defense before the thesis committee.
Please access graduate courses online by clicking the “Browsing Course Catalog” button at http://www.bgsu.edu/registration-records/courses-and-classes/class-course-information.html. Graduate courses offered by the School of Earth, Environment and Society use the prefixes: GEOL and SEES