Earth Science Bachelor of Arts

Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts in Earth Science

Core Program:

31 credit hours in geosciences; 24-27 credit hours in related disciplines

GEO 102Freshman Seminar

1

GEO 165Planet Earth

3

GEO 169Planet Earth Lab

1

GEO 210Earth History

3

GEO 215Mineralsand Rocks

4

GEO 370Structural Geology

4

GEO one GEO 300/400 level elective course with lab

4

GEO 459Seminar in Geosciences

1

Total Credit Hours:21

Two of the following four courses:

GEO 150Moons and Planets

3

GEO 160Blue Planet

3

GEO 311Global Climate

3

GEO 341Stars and Galaxies

3

Total Credit Hours:6

An additional writing-intensive course, chosen from

GEO 330Geomorphology

4

GEO 335Geophysics

4

GEO 400Stratigraphy

4

One additional course with lab in Geology at the 300-level or 400-level

A course in Geographic Information Systems

CHEM 115General Chemistry Lecture I

3

CHEM 116General Chemistry Lecture II

3

MATH 120Survey of Calculus I

3

or

MATH 122University Calculus I

4

PHYS 230University Physics I

4

and

PHYS 231University Physics II

4

or

PHYS 121College Physics I

3

and

PHYS 122College Physics II

3

An additional course in Mathematics

A course in Statistics at the 200-level or higher

or

A course in computer programming

Total Credit Hours:3-4

Total Credit Hours: 30-31