Earth Science B.S.: General Earth Science Specialization

Requirements

Required courses

GSCI 121The Dynamic Earth

3

or

GSCI 131Environmental Geoscience

3

 

GSCI 125The Dynamic Earth Laboratory

1

or

GSCI 135Environmental Geoscience Laboratory

1

 

GSCI 141Earth and Life History

3

GSCI 145Earth and Life History Laboratory

1

GSCI 221Mineralogy

4

GSCI 223Stratigraphy and Sedimentology

4

GSCI 290Field Methods in Geology

2

In addition, 2 to 4 credits from GSCI 460 or 4 credits from an external geology field camp approved by the Department Chair are required.

The following 18 credits are also required as follows:

GSCI 129Introduction to Meteorology

4

The remaining 14 credits will be selected from AST or GSCI at the 200 level or above in consultation with the student's advisor.

In addition, the following 22-24 credits are required as follows:

CHEM 161General Chemistry

3

CHEM 162General Chemistry Laboratory

1

CHEM 201Foundations of Analytical Chemistry Laboratory

1

and

CHEM 260Foundations of Inorganic Chemistry

3

or

BIO 121General Biology I

4

MATH 152Calculus I

4

or

MATH 119Pre-Calculus with Trigonometry

4

or

MATH 124Applied Calculus with Trigonometry

4

or

MATH 115Trigonometry

3

MATH 221Calculus II

4

or

MATH 125Applied Calculus

3

or

MATH 116Pre-Calculus Mathematics

3

or

STAT 104Elementary Statistics

3

PHYS 125University Physics I

4

or

PHYS 121General Physics I

4

PHYS 126University Physics II

4

or

PHYS 122General Physics II

4