Geological Sciences

certificate

The Geological Sciences certificate offers coursework relevant to environmental policy and law, resource economics, teaching, regional planning, building construction, and related fields. The certificate program includes courses required to take the professional geologist licensure exam.

This is an archived copy of the 2021-2022 catalog. To access the most recent version of the catalog, please visit http://catalog.ufl.edu.

About this Program

Certificates must contain at least nine credits of coursework that are unique to that program out of all other certificates and minors. 

Department Information

The Department of Geological Sciences aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of Earth and Planetary sciences along with their formative and evolutionary processes. We train students to excel in the geoscience workforce and create sustainable solutions to societal needs.
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Email | 352.392.2231

P.O. Box 112120
241 WILLIAMSON HALL
GAINESVILLE FL 32611-2120
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 Curriculum

This certificate is offered via distance learning to UF students. Degree-seeking geological science majors are not eligible for this certificate.

Required Courses

GLY 2010CPhysical Geology3-4
or GLY 2030C Environmental and Engineering Geology
GLY 3105CEvolution of Earth and Life4
GLY 3202CEarth Materials3
Approved electives6
Total Credits16-17

 

Approved Electives

GLY 3163Geology American National Parks3
GLY 3882CHydrogeology and Human Affairs3
GLY 4155CGeology of Florida3
GLY 4552CSedimentary Geology4
GLY 4700Geomorphology3
GLY 4822Groundwater Geology3