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Program Sample Plan

Program name: Earth Sciences B.A.
Sample Plan: Earth Sciences BA
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: 13.0 cr
MATH 1271 - Calculus I : 4.0 cr : MATH
Freshman Composition :4.0 cr
CHEM 1061 - Chemical Principles I : 3.0 cr : PHYS
CHEM 1065 - Chemical Principles I Laboratory : 1.0 cr : PHYS
CLA 1001: First Year Experience 1.0 cr
Year 1 - Spring Semester: 13.0 cr
MATH 1272 - Calculus II : 4.0 cr
CHEM 1062 - Chemical Principles II : 3.0 cr : PHYS
CHEM 1066 - Chemical Principles II Laboratory : 1.0 cr : PHYS
LE (Biological Sciences) :4.0 cr
CLA 1002: First Year Experience 1.0 cr
Year 2 - Fall Semester: 14.0 cr
ESCI 2201 - Solid Earth Dynamics : 4.0 cr
ESCI 2301 - Mineralogy : 3.0 cr
PHYS 1301W - Introductory Physics for Science and Engineering I : 4.0 cr : PHYS, WI : Preferred Course
LE (Social Sciences) :3.0 cr
Year 2 - Spring Semester: 14.0 cr
PHYS 1302W - Introductory Physics for Science and Engineering II : 4.0 cr : PHYS, WI : Preferred Course
ESCI 2202 - Earth History : 4.0 cr
ESCI 2203 - Earth Surface Dynamics : 4.0 cr
ESCI 3891 - Field Methods : 2.0 cr
Year 2 - Summer Semester: 4.0 cr
ESCI 3911 - Introductory Field Geology : 4.0 cr
Year 3 - Fall Semester: 14.0 cr
ESCI 3202 - Fluid Earth Dynamics : 4.0 cr
ESCI 3303W - Geochemical Principles : 4.0 cr : WI
Language :5.0 cr
Elective :1.0 cr
Year 3 - Spring Semester: 15.0 cr
ESCI 2302 - Petrology : 3.0 cr : Preferred Course
Language :5.0 cr
ESCI 3093 - Problems in Earth Sciences: Junior : 1.0 cr
ESCI 4212 - Solid Earth Geophysics II : 3.0 cr
LE (Literature, Writing Intensive - Upper Division) :3.0 cr
Year 3 - Summer Semester: 4.0 cr
ESCI 4911 - Advanced Field Geology : 4.0 cr
Year 4 - Fall Semester: 14.0 cr
ESCI 4501 - Structural Geology : 3.0 cr : Preferred Course
Language :5.0 cr
LE (Diversity and Soc Justice US) :3.0 cr
LE (Arts/Humanities, Global Perspectives) :3.0 cr
Year 4 - Spring Semester: 15.0 cr
Language :5.0 cr
LE (Technology and Society) :3.0 cr
ESCI 5980 - Seminar: Current Topics in Earth Sciences : 1.0 cr
GCC 3006 - Grand Challenge: Climate Change - Myths, Mysteries, and Uncertainties : 3.0 cr : ENV
LE (Environment, Historical Perspectives) :3.0 cr