Earth Sciences with a Specialization in Earth Sciences, B.S.

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 129Introduction to Meteorology

4

 

AST 208Planetary Astronomy

4

or

AST 209Stellar and Galactic Astronomy

4

 

AST 278Observational Astronomy

4

or

GSCI 290Field Methods in Geology

2

 

GSCI 360Research Methods in the Geological Sciences

1

In addition, 1 to 3 credits of the following are required:

GSCI 460Senior Project

1 TO 3

or

GSCI 480Internship in Geological Sciences

1 TO 3

The remaining 12 to 16 credits will be selected in consultation with the student's advisor in order to focus on either Astronomy and Planetary Science or Environmental Geosciences.

In addition, the following are required:

CHEM 161General Chemistry

3

CHEM 162General Chemistry Laboratory

1

CHEM 260Foundations of Inorganic Chemistry

3

CHEM 201Foundations of Analytical Chemistry Laboratory

1

MATH 152Calculus I

4

MATH 221Calculus II

4

PHYS 125University Physics I

4

PHYS 126University Physics II

4

Total Credit Hours: 36

A minor is not required.