Environmental Science (BS)

University of Houston

Date Posted: Dec. 6, 2019
Submitted by: Genevieve LaMarr LeMee
Sustainability Topic: Curriculum
Content Type: Academic Programs
Program Type: Baccalaureate degree


The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences (EAS) at the University of Houston addresses fundamental questions in the Earth and planetary sciences. The University of Houston's research refines the understanding of how major Earth and planetary systems develop and interact.

The Bachelor of Science degree requires completion of a minimum of 120 hours, at least 36 of which are to be advanced hours. Students must earn a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA in all courses attempted at the university. In addition, students must earn a minimum 2.00 cumulative GPA in all courses in the major attempted at the university. Students must have no more than 6 semester hours with grades below C- in all courses attempted in the major, which includes all the GEOL courses and Group 1 and Group 2 Electives. Any student exceeding that limit must retake sufficient courses and obtain acceptable grades so that they do not exceed the two-course limit.

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