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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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


 

Geosciences Major, B.S. (Geospatial Science Concentration)

 
FRESHMAN YEAR (29-32 credits)
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
ENGL 1010 - Critical Reading and Expository Writing   3 GEOG 1013 - Introduction to World Regional Geography   3
GEOG 1012 - Introduction to Cultural Geography   3 GEOL 1050 - Geosciences: Earth through Time Lecture   3
GEOL 1040 - Geosciences: Earth and Society Lecture   3 GEOL 1051 - Geosciences: Earth through Time Laboratory   1
GEOL 1041 - Geosciences: Earth and Society Laboratory      1 COMM 2055 - Argumentation and Debate   3
GEOS 1500 - Introduction to Geospatial Technologies   3 ENGL 1020 - Critical Thinking and Argumentation   3
MATH 1530 - Probability and Statistics - Noncalculus   3 CSCI 1100 - Using Information Technology  or Proficiency exam * 0-3
Fall Total 16 Spring Total 13-16

 

SOPHOMORE YEAR (31 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
Fine Arts Course 3 GEOG 3500 - Geographic Information Systems         3
Literature Course 3 GEOG 3600 - Remote Sensing   3
GEOG, GEOL, GEOS Elective Course 3 Social & Behavioral Science Course 3
Fall Total 15 Spring Total 16

 

JUNIOR YEAR (30 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

GEOG 4317 - Advanced Geographic Information Systems   3 HIST 2020 - The United States since 1877                                    3
GEOG, GEOL, GEOS Elective Course 3 GEOG 4237 - Advanced Remote Sensing   3
GEOG, GEOL, GEOS Elective Course 3 GEOG, GEOL, GEOS Elective Course 3
GEOG, GEOL, GEOS Elective Course 3 GEOG, GEOL, GEOS Elective Course 3
Fall Total 15 Spring Total 15

 

SENIOR YEAR (30 credits)
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
Free Elective Courses                15 Free Elective Courses               15
Fall Total 15 Spring Total 15

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.