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GeoEnvironmental Engineering (GEOEE) - Archive

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Begin Date: Spring Semester 1997
End Date: Fall Semester 1998

 

GeoEnvironmental Engineering (GEOEE) - Archive

PROFESSOR RICHARD HOGG, in charge

This interdisciplinary major is designed to provide students with the engineering skills needed to tackle the global-scale environmental issues of modern society arising from the extraction and utilization of minerals and fuels. The major includes a general background in the basic and engineering sciences followed by a core program emphasizing the earth and atmospheric sciences, economics and policy issues, geo-engineering systems, characterization and evaluation of environmental concerns and fundamental study of remediation systems for the geoenvironment. Students are provided with the opportunity to specialize in the environmental programs associated with land, air, or water.

For the B.S. degree in GeoEnvironmental Engineering, a minimum of 128 credits is required.

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem:1-2)

GENERAL EDUCATION: 46 credits
(21 of these 46 credits are included in the REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)
(See description of General Education in front of Bulletin.)

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 103-104 credits
(This includes 21 credits of General Education courses: 3 credits of GWS courses; 6 credits of GQ courses; 9 credits of GN courses; 3 credits of GS courses.)

PRESCRIBED COURSES (80 credits)
CHEM 012 GN(3), 013 GN(3), 014 GN(1), 034(3), E MCH 011(3), 012(3), MATH 140 GQ(4), 141 GQ(4), 251(4), PHYS 201 GN(4), 202 GN(4) (Sem: 1-4)
C E 261(3), 270(3), MATSE 401(3) (Sem: 3-6)
GEOSC 071(3)[1], 452(3), METEO 454(3), MNG 401(1), P N G 411(1)[1] (Sem: 5-6)
ENGL 202C GWS(3)[1], GEOG 030 GS(3), GEOEE 402(1), 404(2), 406(3), 412(1), 494(2)[1], ECEEM 484W(3), MN PR 301(3)[1], 427(3)[1] (Sem: 5-8)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (14-15 credits)
COMPSC 201C GQ(3), 201F GQ(3), or 203 GQ(4); MATH 220 GQ(2) or 231(2) (Sem: 3-4)
GEOSC 004(3) or METEO 455(3) (Sem: 5-6)
F SC 430(3), MN PR 401(3), or 427(3) (Sem: 7-8)
M E 470(3), GEOEE 408(3), or MN PR 425(3) (Sem: 7-8)

SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (9 credits)
Select 9 credits in consultation with adviser (Students may apply 6 credits of ROTC.) (Sem: 7-8)

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[1] A student enrolled in this major must receive a grade of C or better, as specified in Senate Policy 82-44.


The Pennsylvania State University ©1998

The University reserves the right to change the requirements and regulations listed here and to determine whether a student has satisfactorily met its requirements for admission or graduation, and to reject any applicant for any reason the University determines to be material to the applicant's qualifications to pursue higher education. Nothing in this material should be considered a guarantee that completion of a program and graduation from the University will result in employment.

Last Revised by the Department: Spring Semester 1997

Blue Sheet Item #: 25-02-015

Review Date: 9/17/98

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