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  Dec 13, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Earth Sciences, (B.A.)


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Program objectives are: (a) be able to demonstrate an understanding of the fundamental principles, concepts and knowledge of the discipline Earth Sciences (b) have knowledge of the effects of natural processes and human activity on the environment; (c) be able to address, solve and communicate geographic problems using quantitative methods and geographic techniques; (d) be able to critically examine community problems and develop coherent solutions to urban and other land management issues; (e) demonstrate effective written, oral and visual communication skills.

University General Education Program (41 hours)


See Graduation from the University  for the University General Education Program requirements.

College and Degree (B.A.) Requirements (6-9 hours)


The College and Bachelor of Arts requirements  are in addition to the University General Education Program requirements.

The Major (35-49 hours)


Core Requirements (7 hours):


All students must take ESCI 1020  (4) and ESCI 4515  (3). In addition, all students must fulfill the requirements for one of the following concentrations:

Concentration (28-42 hours):


Electives (18-23 hours)


Electives may be chosen to bring the total number of hours to 120.

Typical 4-Year Geoarchaeology Concentration Sequence


Freshman Year


Semester Totals 30-31 hrs


Sophomore Year


Semester Totals 31 hrs


Junior Year


Semester Totals 31 hrs


Semester Totals 28 hrs


Total Hours: 120-121


Total Hours Required for Graduation: 120


*Must satisfy University General Education Program Requirement

Typical 4-Year Geography Concentration Sequence


Freshman Year


Semester Totals 30-31 hrs


Semester Totals 32 hrs


Junior Year


Semester Totals 30 hrs


Senior Year


Semester Totals 28 hrs


Total Hours: 120-121


Total Hours Required for Graduation: 120


*Must satisfy University General Education Program Requirement

Typical 4-Year Geology Concentration Sequence


Semester Totals 28 hrs


Semester Totals 28 hrs


Semester Totals 28 hrs


Summer of Third or Fourth Year


Senior Year


Semester Totals 30 hrs


Total Hours: 120-121


Total Hours Required for Graduation: 120


*Must satisfy University General Education Program Requirement

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