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Geology / Earth Science, General (BS)

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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.

Preparation for the Major

Each course must be passed with a minimum grade of C–.Students planning to do graduate work in specialized careers in Earth sciences should, when possible, take appropriate courses in departments outside the major in addition to those already specified. Suggested graduate programs for various fields of emphasis are available in the Student Affairs Office, 3683 Geology, and provide guidelines in selecting upper division courses.Qualified undergraduate students may, with consent of their advisers and the instructor, take Earth and Space Sciences graduate courses numbered from 200A through 248.

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

E&S SCI Mineralogy: Earth and Planetary Materials
4.0
E&S SCI Geologic Maps
4.0
LIFESCI Evolutn&ecol&biodiv
5.0

Chemistry Courses

1 courses required.

Option I

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

CHEM Atomic and Molecular Structure, Equilibria, Acids, and Bases
4.0
CHEM Thrmdn&elctchm&kntc
4.0
CHEM Gen&orgn Chem Lab 1
3.0

Physics Courses

1 courses required.

Option I

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

PHYSICS Mechanics
5.0
PHYSICS Osciltns&waves&flds
5.0
PHYSICS Electrodynmc&optics
5.0
PHYSICS Lab-mechanics
2.0
PHYSICS Lab-elctrcty&mgntsm
2.0

Mathematics Courses

1 courses required.

Option I

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

MATH Calc Life Sci Stdt
4.0
MATH Prob Life Sci Stdt
4.0
MATH Calculus for Life Sciences Students
4.0

Computing Course

Civil and Environmental Engineering 15 or Program in Computing 10A or knowledge of Fortran or C++ demonstrated by examination.

1 courses required.

C&EE Introduction to Computing for Civil Engineers
2.0

Major Requirements

Students with an interest in nonrenewable natural resources are advised to take courses 136C, 137, 139, C141, and/or 150. Those interested in geochemistry are advised to take Earth and Space Sciences 103C, C107, C109, 119, 121, C126, C132, and/or Chemistry and Biochemistry 30A, 30B, 110A, 110B, 114, 153A, 184.

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

E&S SCI Igneous Petrology
6.0
E&S SCI Sedimentary Petrology
6.0
E&S SCI Metamorphic Petrology
6.0
E&S SCI Stratigraphic and Field Geology
6.0
E&S SCI Structural Geology
6.0
E&S SCI Paleontology
4.0
E&S SCI Historical and Regional Geology
4.0
E&S SCI Introduction to Applied Geophysics
4.0
E&S SCI Advanced Field Geology
8.0

Additional Courses

Three additional courses from the following.

3 courses required.

E&S SCI Physical Geochemistry
4.0
E&S SCI Geochemistry
4.0
E&S SCI Isotope Geochemistry
4.0

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