Jan 19, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

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


 

Geosciences Major, B.S. (Geology and Environment Concentration)

 
FRESHMAN YEAR (29-32 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 1500 - Introduction to Geospatial Technologies   3 COMM 2055 - Argumentation and Debate   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
GEOL 1200 - Geological Evolution of North America                 4 Social & Behavioral Science Course 3
GEOL 2000 - Earth Materials   4 CHEM 1110 - General Chemistry Lecture I   4
Fine Arts Course 3 CHEM 1111 - General Chemistry Laboratory I                                0
Fall Total 17 Spring Total 14

 

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 3090 - Meteorology and Climatology               4 GEOG 3060 - Geomorphology   4
Literature Course 3 HIST 2020 - The United States since 1877                   3
Free Elective Courses 5 Free Elective Courses 5
Fall Total 15 Spring Total 15

 

SENIOR YEAR (30 credits)
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits

GEOL 4540 - Sedimentation-Stratigraphy               

4

GEOS 4587 - Engineering Geology  or

GEOS 4857 - Principles of Hydrology   

4

GEOS 4617 - Structural Geology   4 Free Elective Courses                                              10
Free Elective Courses 8    
Fall Total 16 Spring Total 14

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.