Jun 17, 2019  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Suggested Four-Year Program of Study: GEOS-BS (PALE)


ETSU E Crest

Geosciences Major, B.S. (Paleontology Concentration)

ETSU E Crest
FRESHMAN YEAR (30-33 credits)
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
ENGL 1010 - Critical Reading and Expository Writing   3 ENGL 1020 - Critical Thinking and Argumentation   3
GEOG 1012 - Introduction to Cultural Geography   3 GEOG 1013 - Introduction to World Regional Geography   3
GEOL 1040 - Geosciences: Earth and Society Lecture   3 GEOL 1050 - Geosciences: Earth through Time Lecture   3
GEOL 1041 - Geosciences: Earth and Society Laboratory               1 GEOL 1051 - Geosciences: Earth through Time Laboratory   1
GEOS 1300 - Age of Dinosaurs   1 COMM 2055 - Argumentation and Debate   3
GEOS 1500 - Introduction to Geospatial Technologies   3 CSCI 1100 - Using Information Technology  or Proficiency exam * 0-3
MATH 1530 - Probability and Statistics - Noncalculus   3    
Fall Total 17 Spring Total 13-16

 

SOPHOMORE YEAR (32 credits)
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
GEOS 2020 - Scientific Methods in Geosciences   3 GEOL 2480 - Field Methods in Geosciences   4
GEOG 2500 - Digital Mapping with GIS   3 PHIL 2640 - Science and the Modern World   3
GEOS 2450 - Paleontological Techniques   3 Social & Behavioral Science Course 3
GEOL 3391 - Paleobiology   4 Literature Course 3
Fine Arts Course 3 GEOG, GEOL, GEOS Elective Course                                3
Fall Total 16 Spring Total 16

 

JUNIOR YEAR (28 credits)
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits

HIST 2010 - The United States to 1877  

3

GEOG 3700 - Geosciences Field Experience  or 

GEOL 3700 - Geosciences Field Experience  

3

GEOL 3395 - Vertebrate Paleontology        4 HIST 2020 - The United States since 1877   3
GEOG, GEOL, GEOS Elective Course 7 GEOG, GEOL, GEOS Elective Course    8
Fall Total 14 Spring Total 14

 

SENIOR YEAR (30 credits)
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
Free Elective Courses   14 Free Elective Courses 16
Fall Total 14 Spring Total 16

TOTAL = 120 credits

Note:


Proficiency exam may be taken for 0 credit in lieu of CSCI 1100 . Must be completed to meet Graduation requirements. Those students who complete the proficiency exam and are short credits towards their total degree requirements may be required to take additional electives.