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Program Sample Plan

Program name: Geological Sciences BS
Sub-plan: Exploration and Mining Geology
Sample Plan: Geological Sciences BS--Exploration and Mining Geology
Total Credits: 120.0
The sample plan below shows you one of several possible ways to complete this degree. Your academic plan may look different if you have already fulfilled some requirements, if you have multiple course options to choose from in your major, or if courses don't fit your schedule in a given term. Use Graduation Planner to make your customized plan, and work with your academic adviser to ensure that you are on track to graduate on time.
Year 1 - Fall Semester: 14.0 cr
GEOL 1110 - Geology and Earth Systems : 4.0 cr : LE CAT, NAT SCI, SUSTAIN
MATH 1290 - Calculus for the Natural Sciences : 5.0 cr : LE CAT2, LOGIC & QR
CHEM 1153 - General Chemistry I : 4.0 cr : LE CAT, NAT SCI
CHEM 1154 - General Chemistry Lab I : 1.0 cr : LE CAT, NAT SCI
Year 1 - Spring Semester: 17.0 cr
GEOL 2110 - Earth History : 4.0 cr
MATH 1297 - Calculus II : 5.0 cr : LOGIC & QR
CHEM 1155 - General Chemistry II : 4.0 cr
CHEM 1156 - General Chemistry Lab II : 1.0 cr
LE (Writing & Information Literacy) :3.0 cr
Year 2 - Fall Semester: 12.0 cr
GEOL 2120 - The Earth's Dynamic Interior : 3.0 cr
GEOL 2311 - Mineralogy : 4.0 cr
PHYS 2013 - General Physics I : 4.0 cr : LE CAT5, NAT SCI
PHYS 2014 - General Physics Lab I : 1.0 cr : NAT SCI
Year 2 - Spring Semester: 16.0 cr
GEOL 2312 - Petrology : 5.0 cr
GEOL 3000 - Geologic Maps : 3.0 cr
LE (Humanities) :3.0 cr
PHYS 2015 - General Physics II : 4.0 cr
PHYS 2016 - General Physics Lab II : 1.0 cr
Year 3 - Fall Semester: 15.0 cr
GEOL 3420 - Sedimentology and Stratigraphy : 4.0 cr
CE 4421 - Applied Geostatistics : 3.0 cr
CHE 4141 - Material and Minerals Processing : 3.0 cr
LE (Cultural Diversity in the US, Social Sciences) :5.0 cr
Year 3 - Spring Semester: 15.0 cr
GEOL 4450 - Structural Geology : 5.0 cr
GEOL 4xxx : 4.0 cr
WRIT 3150 - Advanced Writing: Science : 3.0 cr
LE (Social Sciences) :3.0 cr
Year 3 - Summer Semester: 6.0 cr
GEOL 4500 - Field Geology : 6.0 cr
Year 4 - Fall Semester: 12.0 cr
GEOL 3210 - Geomorphology : 4.0 cr
GEOL 3800 - Principles of Geophysics : 4.0 cr
GEOL 4355 - Economic Geology : 4.0 cr
Year 4 - Spring Semester: 13.0 cr
GEOL 4360 - Geologic, Geophysical, and Geochemical Methods of Exploration : 4.0 cr
LE (Oral Communication & Languages) :3.0 cr
LE (Fine Arts, Global Perspectives) :3.0 cr
LE (Humanities) :3.0 cr