Earth Science B.S.: Environmental Earth Science Specialization B.S.

Requirements

Geological Sciences Core (18 credits)

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 ESCI 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:

GSCI 424Geomorphology

4

GSCI 425Glacial and Quaternary Geology

3

GSCI 431Introduction to Hydrogeology

4

GSCI 450Environmental and Engineering Geology

3

BIO 132Introductory Ecology

3

BIO 434Ecology of Inland Waters

4

BIO 436Environmental Resources and Management

3

BIO 438Aquatic Pollution

4

CHEM 406Environmental Chemistry

3

CHEM 456Toxicology

3

GSCI 350Computer Methods in the Geological Sciences

3

GSCI 441Environmental Geochemistry

3

GSCI 455Energy Science and Technology

3

In addition the following 22-24 credits are required:

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 124Applied Calculus with Trigonometry

4

or

MATH 119Pre-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

A minor is not required.