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Geological and Earth Sciences / Geosciences, Other (BA)

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Sample Degree Plan Courses

The following is a list of courses based on sample degree plan. Other requirements may be necessary to complete this degree.

Earth Science

All courses must be taken and any degree course group requirements (if any) must be met.

Basic Requirements

All courses must be taken and any degree course group requirements (if any) must be met.

English

All courses must be taken and any degree course group requirements (if any) must be met.

ENG British Literature
3.0

Thinking, Write Honors or Tech & Prof Honors

Select ENG 1304 or ENG 3300 for science majors.

3.0 Hrs. required.

ENG Thinking, Writing & Resrch
3.0

Religous Society

All courses must be taken and any degree course group requirements (if any) must be met.

REL The Christian Scriptures
3.0
REL The Christian Heritage
3.0

Mathematics

MTH 1304 is intended only for students who plan to take MTH 1321.

1 courses required.

MTH Ideas in Mathematics
3.0

Fine Arts

Select one courses from three different areas.

9.0 Hrs. required.

ART Intro To Art (n-major) Aai
3.0
ART History Of Art I
3.0
ART History Of Art II
3.0

Foreign Language

To be fulfilled with one of the following combinations:*It is strongly recommended that the language requirement be started during the fi rstyear of residence work.

1 courses required.

Option 1

Complete one Modern or Classical language through 2320 level.Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin,Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swahili, and Thai may be used.[1401 (1301) and 1402 (1302)] or 1412, 2310, and 2320.

9.0 Hrs. required.

Laboratory Science

Select 3 courses, each from a different group.

All courses must be taken and any degree course group requirements (if any) must be met.

Group 1

*Credit will be allowed for only one of the following courses: CHE 1405 or 1301-1100 or 1300-1100.*Credit will be allowed for only one of the following courses: PHY 1422 or 1425

1 courses required.

CHE Chemistry & Society
4.0

Group 3

A third four-hour course from those listed above, or others from the fi elds of biology,chemistry, geology, physics; or ANT 1404; or ENV 1301-1101 or 1303-1103; or FAS1407.

1 courses required.

FAS Grand Challenges Earth Science
4.0

Social Science

All courses must be taken and any degree course group requirements (if any) must be met.

PSC Amer Constitutional Dev
3.0

Field Sciences

Notes: HON 3100, 3101, 3200, and 3201 (for Honors Program students only, at least twomust be taken).PHI 1306, 1307, 1308, 1321, 3301, 3310, 3312, 3322 (for art majors).

9.0 Hrs. required.

ANT Intro to Anthropology
3.0
ANT Science, Society & Culture
3.0
ECO Survey of Economic Princ
3.0

Human Performance

Human Performance, four activity courses.................. 4 hrs. minimum

4.0 Hrs. required.

Chapel

Chapel–two semesters................................no creditChapel requirement is two semesters for an entering freshman and for a student who transfers to Baylor from another institution and who is classified by Baylor at the time of transfer as either a freshman or sophomore. * Entering freshmen who begin in a fall semester must take Chapel during that semester. * Chapel requirement is at least one semester for a student who transfers to Baylor from another institution and who is classified by Baylor at the time of transfer as either a junior or senior. * Credit for Chapel requires attendance of at least three-fourths of all meetings. * Most students must attend 21 or the 28 Chapel Sessions (MW)each semester * First-Year students involved in University 1000 during the fall semester must attend 26 of the 34 sessions (you may miss 8 chapels and/or University 1000 sessions).

2 courses required.

Degree Options

1 courses required.

Earth Science (General Option)

All courses must be taken and any degree course group requirements (if any) must be met.

Requirements for a Major in Earth Science

Important Note: All senior-level candidates must complete the exit exam.

All courses must be taken and any degree course group requirements (if any) must be met.

Required Courses

All courses must be taken and any degree course group requirements (if any) must be met.

GEOG World Geography
3.0
GEO Earth Through Time
4.0
GEOG
3.0
GEO Rocks & Rock-Forming Minerals
4.0
GEO Invertebrate Paleontolog
4.0
GEO Oceanography
3.0
GEO Astronomy
3.0
GEO Meteorology
3.0

Lower Level Geology Courses

One course from GEO 1401, 1402, 1403, 1405, 1408. (Majors are encouraged to take GEO1405.)

1 courses required.

GEO Earthquakes-Natural Disasters
4.0

Required Courses in Other Fields

All courses must be taken and any degree course group requirements (if any) must be met.

PHY Physics Nat Behav Sci I
4.0
BIO Current Issues Human Biology
4.0
CHE Intro Chemistry Lab
3.0

Free Electives

Select 3 hours of free electives. The minimum for this degree is 124 hours.

3.0 Hrs. required.

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