BABA General Studies Specialization: Geology

The Geology (GY) area of specialization is for students who are interested in the history of the earth, the materials that compose the earth, the physical processes that shape the earth, the resources that the earth provides for society and the impact of society on the environment. For career information visit the UF Career Connections Center.


Students are required to have a minimum of four classes totaling 12 hours from any of the 3000-4000 level courses listed below and maintain a minimum 2.0 area of specialization GPA. Be sure to check course prerequisite requirements. In order to complete this specialization, students are required to take any introductory 1000-2000 level Geology course (e.g. OCE 1000 or ESC 1000). Visit the Undergraduate Catalog Courses page to find more details for each course.

  • Any 3000 or 4000-level GLY courses, excluding 4905 courses

Contact Information

You are always welcome to meet with an advisor in the Heavener School of Business, however, advising specifically related to Geology is available through the Department of Geological Sciences in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. For registration, scheduling, and area-specific questions, please contact:

Dr. Joseph Meert
355 Williamson Hall

Minor Option

A minor is available in this area of specialization. To complete the minor students must earn 17 credit hours with grades of C or better. You can find out more about the Geology minor in the Undergraduate Catalog.