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2011-2012 Catalog 
2011-2012 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Earth Sciences, B.S.

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Earth Sciences Major

The Earth Sciences major provides an integrated curriculum in geology, meteorology, and oceanography and a solid foundation in laboratory and field techniques. The degree program is for students interested in the physical aspects of the environment as well as climate and climate change, water science and policy, and ocean science and policy. The degrees prepare students to enter professional environmental careers with private consulting firms and public agencies at the county, state, and federal level. The degrees also equips students with the natural sciences and quantitative methodologies necessary to pursue graduate degrees in earth sciences.

General University Requirements

  • Introduction to Active Learning (GS 13500 ) (4)
  • Written Communication (LL 20100 ) (4)
  • Speech Communication (CO 10000 ) (4)
  • Quantitative Reasoning (met by MT 22000  or MT 23000 ) (4)
  • Humanities (8)
  • Language (4)
  • Laboratory Science (met by one of required lab courses) (4)
  • Social/Behavioral Science (4)
  • Ethical and Religious Studies (4)

Total Credit Hours: 84

† Credits are satisfied by Major Requirements

* Also satisfies GUR’s

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