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Program Sample Plan

Program name: Environmental Geosciences BS
Sample Plan: Environmental Geosciences BS Sample Plan
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 1371 - CSE Calculus I : 4.0 cr : MATH : Preferred Course
CHEM 1061 - Chemical Principles I : 3.0 cr : PHYS : Preferred Course
CHEM 1065 - Chemical Principles I Laboratory : 1.0 cr : PHYS : Preferred Course
PHYS 1301 - Introductory Physics for Science and Engineering I : 4.0 cr : PHYS : Preferred Course
CSE 1001 - First Year Experience 1.0 cr
Year 1 - Spring Semester: 15.0 cr
MATH 1372 - CSE Calculus II : 4.0 cr : Preferred Course
STAT 3011 - Introduction to Statistical Analysis : 4.0 cr : MATH
Freshman Composition :4.0 cr
HSCI 3401 - Ethics in Science and Technology : 3.0 cr : HIS, CIV
Year 2 - Fall Semester: 14.0 cr
ESCI 2301 - Mineralogy : 3.0 cr
ESCI 2201 - Solid Earth Dynamics : 4.0 cr
ESCI 3303W - Geochemical Principles : 4.0 cr : WI
ESCI 4501 - Structural Geology : 3.0 cr
Year 2 - Spring Semester: 16.0 cr
ESCI 3891 - Field Methods : 2.0 cr
ESCI 4602 - Sedimentology and Stratigraphy : 3.0 cr
SOIL 2125 - Basic Soil Science : 4.0 cr : PHYS, ENV
ESPM 3261 - Economics and Natural Resources Management : 4.0 cr : SOCS, ENV
WRIT 3315 - Writing on Issues of Land and the Environment : 3.0 cr : AH, DSJ
Year 3 - Fall Semester: 14.0 cr
ESCI 4701 - Geomorphology : 4.0 cr
ESCI 3911 - Introductory Field Geology : 4.0 cr
LE (Writing Intensive - Lower Division) :3.0 cr
Elective :3.0 cr
Year 3 - Spring Semester: 14.0 cr
ESCI 4702 - General Hydrogeology : 4.0 cr
GEOG 3561 - Principles of Geographic Information Science : 4.0 cr
ESCI 4401 - Aqueous Environmental Geochemistry : 3.0 cr
LE (Global Perspectives) :3.0 cr
Year 3 - Summer Semester: 4.0 cr
ESCI 4911 - Advanced Field Geology : 4.0 cr
Year 4 - Fall Semester: 15.0 cr
ESCI 4203 - Environmental Geophysics : 3.0 cr
LE (Social Sciences) :3.0 cr
LE (Literature) :3.0 cr
Elective :3.0 cr
ESPM 3011W - Ethics in Natural Resources : 3.0 cr : CIV, WI
Year 4 - Spring Semester: 15.0 cr
LE (Biological Sciences) :4.0 cr
ESCI 5805 - Standards and Practices for Professional Geoscienists : 3.0 cr
LE (Historical Perspectives) :3.0 cr
ESCI 4801 - Geomicrobiology : 3.0 cr
Elective :2.0 cr