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Program Sample Plan

Program name: Earth Sciences B.S. Earth Sciences (Program focus: Geology)
Sample Plan: Earth Sciences, Geology Focus
Total Credits: 121.0
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: 16.0 cr
Freshman Composition :4.0 cr
MATH 1371 - CSE Calculus I : 4.0 cr : MATH : Preferred Course
CHEM 1061 - Chemical Principles I : 3.0 cr : PHYS
CHEM 1065 - Chemical Principles I Laboratory : 1.0 cr : PHYS
PHYS 1301W - Introductory Physics for Science and Engineering I : 4.0 cr : PHYS, WI
Year 1 - Spring Semester: 15.0 cr
LE (Technology and Society) :3.0 cr
MATH 1372 - CSE Calculus II : 4.0 cr : Preferred Course
CHEM 1062 - Chemical Principles II : 3.0 cr : PHYS
CHEM 1066 - Chemical Principles II Laboratory : 1.0 cr : PHYS
PHYS 1302W - Introductory Physics for Science and Engineering II : 4.0 cr : PHYS, WI
Year 2 - Fall Semester: 14.0 cr
ESCI 2201 - Solid Earth Dynamics : 4.0 cr
ESCI 2301 - Mineralogy : 3.0 cr
LE (Global Perspectives) :3.0 cr
MATH 2373 - CSE Linear Algebra and Differential Equations : 4.0 cr : Preferred Course
Year 2 - Spring Semester: 15.0 cr
ESCI 2202 - Earth History : 4.0 cr
ESCI 2203 - Earth Surface Dynamics : 4.0 cr
ESCI 2302 - Petrology : 3.0 cr
ESCI 3891 - Field Methods : 2.0 cr
Elective :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
ESCI 4501 - Structural Geology : 3.0 cr
LE (Arts/Humanities) :3.0 cr
Year 3 - Spring Semester: 14.0 cr
ESCI 4602 - Sedimentology and Stratigraphy : 3.0 cr
ESCI 4702 - General Hydrogeology : 4.0 cr
9-10 additional ESCI credits : 3.0 cr
LE (Biological Sciences) :4.0 cr
Year 3 - Summer Semester: 4.0 cr
ESCI 4911 - Advanced Field Geology : 4.0 cr
Year 4 - Fall Semester: 13.0 cr
ESCI 4703 - Glacial Geology : 4.0 cr
9-10 additional ESCI credits : 3.0 cr
CHEM 2301 - Organic Chemistry I : 3.0 cr
LE (Literature) :3.0 cr
Year 4 - Spring Semester: 12.0 cr
9-10 additional ESCI credits : 4.0 cr
SOIL 2125 - Basic Soil Science : 4.0 cr : PHYS, ENV
Elective :1.0 cr
LE (Social Sciences) :3.0 cr