Feb 23, 2024  
University of Alberta Calendar 2023-2024 
University of Alberta Calendar 2023-2024

Specialization in Geology [Science]

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Earth and Atmospheric Sciences encompass the study of the atmosphere, surface and interior of the earth. The Department administers 10 academic programs: Honors and Specialization in Environmental Earth Sciences, Honors and Specialization in Geology, Honors and Specialization in Paleontology, BSc Specialization in Planning, BA Major and Minor in Human Geography, and BA Major in Planning. For details on the Major and Minor in Human Geography and on the BA Major in Planning, see Faculty of Arts listing.

Specialization in Geology

Continuation in the Specialization in Geology program requires a minimum 2.3 GPA in the previous Fall/Winter. In addition, graduation requires a minimum 2.3 GPA on the last 60 units credited to the degree.

A student enrolling in the Specialization program should consult the Geology program student advisor before registration each year.

Year 4


  1. Recommended Arts options include any HGP courses.
  2. For students entering Geology Specialization, credit in SCI 100 will be considered equivalent to BIOL 108 , CHEM 101 , CHEM 102 , EAS 100 , EAS 105 , MATH 114 MATH 115 , PHYS 144  and PHYS 146 . Credit in SCI 151  will be considered equivalent to 6 units in Science options.

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