Recommended Academic Plan for B.S. in Earth Sciences (EARTH) at University Park

Effective Summer 2000

SEMESTER 1

Course DetailsCredits
MATH 140 (GQ) Calculus with Analytic Geometry INotes for: MATH 140

MATH 140

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or MATH 140G (GQ) Calculus with Earth and Mineral Sciences Applications INotes for: MATH 140G

MATH 140G

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
CHEM 110 (GN) Chemical Principles INotes for: CHEM 110

CHEM 110

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
CHEM 111 (GN) Experimental Chemistry INotes for: CHEM 111

CHEM 111

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
1
INTRO ELECTIVE (GEOSC/EARTH)

GEOSC/EARTH

3
EM SC 100S (GWS) Earth and Mineral Sciences First-Year SeminarNotes for: EM SC 100S

EM SC 100S

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Total credits 14

SEMESTER 2

Course DetailsCredits
MATH 141 (GQ) Calculus with Analytic Geometry IINotes for: MATH 141

MATH 141

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or MATH 141G (GQ) Calculus with Earth and Mineral Sciences Applications IINotes for: MATH 141G

MATH 141G

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
CHEM 112 (GN) Chemical Principles IINotes for: CHEM 112

CHEM 112

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
CHEM 113 (GN) Experimental Chemistry IINotes for: CHEM 113

CHEM 113

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
1
INTRO ELECTIVE (GEOSC/EARTH)

GEOSC/EARTH

3
ENGL 015 (GWS) Rhetoric and CompositionNotes for: ENGL 015

ENGL 015

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Total credits 14

SEMESTER 3

Course DetailsCredits
PHYS 211 (GN) General Physics: MechanicsNotes for: PHYS 211

PHYS 211

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
3
BIOL 110 (GN) Biology: Basic Concepts and BiodiversityNotes for: BIOL 110

BIOL 110

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
3
SUPPORTING ELECTIVE
3
Total credits 17

SEMESTER 4

Course DetailsCredits
PHYS 213 (GN) General Physics: Fluids and Thermal PhysicsNotes for: PHYS 213

PHYS 213

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
2
PHYS 214 (GN) General Physics: Wave Motion and Quantum PhysicsNotes for: PHYS 214

PHYS 214

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or PHYS 212 (GN) General Physics: Electricity and MagnetismNotes for: PHYS 212

PHYS 212

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
2/4
INTRO ELECTIVE (GEOSC/EARTH)

GEOSC/EARTH

3
3
MINOR COURSENotes for: Minor course

Minor course

Students can choose a minor in Geosciences, Climatology, Marine Sciences, Watersheds and Water Resources, Earth Systems, Global Business Strategies or Astrobiology. Minor and Major credits cannot double count.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
ADVANCED EARTH ELECTIVENotes for: Advanced EARTH Elective

Advanced EARTH Elective

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Total credits 16/18

SEMESTER 5

Course DetailsCredits
ADVANCED EARTH ELECTIVENotes for: ADVANCED EARTH ELECTIVE

ADVANCED EARTH ELECTIVE

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
INTRO ELECTIVE (GEOSC/EARTH)Notes for: GEOSC/EARTH

GEOSC/EARTH

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
MINOR COURSENotes for: MINOR COURSE

MINOR COURSE

Students can choose a minor in Geosciences, Climatology, Marine Sciences, Watersheds and Water Resources, Earth Systems, Global Business Strategies or Astrobiology. Minor and Major credits cannot double count.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
3
SUPPORTING ELECTIVE

SUPPORTING ELECTIVE

2
Total credits 14

SEMESTER 6

Course DetailsCredits
ADVANCED EARTH ELECTIVENotes for: ADVANCED EARTH ELECTIVE

ADVANCED EARTH ELECTIVE

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
INTRO ELECTIVE (GEOSC/EARTH)

INTRO ELECTIVE (GEOSC/EARTH)

3
MINOR COURSENotes for: MINOR COURSE

MINOR COURSE

Students can choose a minor in Geosciences, Climatology, Marine Sciences, Watersheds and Water Resources, Earth Systems, Global Business Strategies or Astrobiology. Minor and Major credits cannot double count.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
3
SUPPORTING ELECTIVE

SUPPORTING ELECTIVE

3/1
1.5
Total credits 14.5/16.5

SEMESTER 7

Course DetailsCredits
ADVANCED EARTH ELECTIVENotes for: ADVANCED EARTH ELECTIVE

ADVANCED EARTH ELECTIVE

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
ENGL 202C (GWS) Effective Writing: Technical WritingNotes for: ENGL 202C

ENGL 202C

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or CAS 100 (GWS) Effective SpeechNotes for: CAS 100

CAS 100

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
MINOR COURSENotes for: MINOR COURSE

MINOR COURSE

Students can choose a minor in Geosciences, Climatology, Marine Sciences, Watersheds and Water Resources, Earth Systems, Global Business Strategies or Astrobiology. Minor and Major credits cannot double count.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
3
1.5
ADV MATH / CMPSC / STATNotes for: MATH / CMPSC / STAT

MATH / CMPSC / STAT

Advanced MATH is any math beyond MATH 141.
3
Total credits 16.5

SEMESTER 8

Course DetailsCredits
ADVANCED EARTH ELECTIVENotes for: ADVANCED EARTH ELECTIVE

ADVANCED EARTH ELECTIVE

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
EARTH FIELD / LAB EXPERIENCE

EARTH FIELD / LAB EXPERIENCE

3
ADVANCED WRITING COURSE IN EMS "W" OR "Y"

ADVANCED WRITING COURSE IN EMS "W" OR "Y"

3
MINOR COURSENotes for: MINOR COURSE

MINOR COURSE

Students can choose a minor in Geosciences, Climatology, Marine Sciences, Watersheds and Water Resources, Earth Systems, Global Business Strategies or Astrobiology. Minor and Major credits cannot double count.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
MINOR COURSENotes for: MINOR COURSE

MINOR COURSE

Students can choose a minor in Geosciences, Climatology, Marine Sciences, Watersheds and Water Resources, Earth Systems, Global Business Strategies or Astrobiology. Minor and Major credits cannot double count.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Total credits 15

Additional Notes

• GWS, GHA, GQ, GN, GA, GH and GS are codes used to identify General Education requirements.

• US, IL and US;IL are codes used to designate courses that satisfy University United States/International Cultures requirements.

• W is the code used to designate courses that satisfy University Writing Across the Curriculum requirement.

Program Notes

• Students may satisfy their 18 required GA, GH, and GS requirements either with 6/6/6 or 3/6/9 (any combination); a degree audit petition must be submitted to the associate dean for education in 14 Deike Building.

• Select Supporting Courses in consultation with your academic advisor.

• Earth Science Major requires enrollment in a minor. Choose from Geosciences, Climatology, Marine Sciences, Watersheds and Water Resources, Earth Systems, Global Business Strategies or Astrobiology. Minor and Major credits cannot double count.

• Students who begin their studies at non-UP locations and/or join the college after their freshman year should substitute CAS 100 (GWS) or ENGL 202C for EM SC 100S (GWS).

• Advanced EARTH electives are any 300- or 400-level GEOG, GEOSC, or METEO.

• Supporting courses are any 300- or 400-level course in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences.

 

 

Legend

# Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.
* Course requires a grade of 'C' or better.
† Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.

Footnotes

Minor course
Students can choose a minor in Geosciences, Climatology, Marine Sciences, Watersheds and Water Resources, Earth Systems, Global Business Strategies or Astrobiology. Minor and Major credits cannot double count.
MINOR COURSE
Students can choose a minor in Geosciences, Climatology, Marine Sciences, Watersheds and Water Resources, Earth Systems, Global Business Strategies or Astrobiology. Minor and Major credits cannot double count.
MINOR COURSE
Students can choose a minor in Geosciences, Climatology, Marine Sciences, Watersheds and Water Resources, Earth Systems, Global Business Strategies or Astrobiology. Minor and Major credits cannot double count.
MINOR COURSE
Students can choose a minor in Geosciences, Climatology, Marine Sciences, Watersheds and Water Resources, Earth Systems, Global Business Strategies or Astrobiology. Minor and Major credits cannot double count.
MATH / CMPSC / STAT
Advanced MATH is any math beyond MATH 141.
MINOR COURSE
Students can choose a minor in Geosciences, Climatology, Marine Sciences, Watersheds and Water Resources, Earth Systems, Global Business Strategies or Astrobiology. Minor and Major credits cannot double count.
MINOR COURSE
Students can choose a minor in Geosciences, Climatology, Marine Sciences, Watersheds and Water Resources, Earth Systems, Global Business Strategies or Astrobiology. Minor and Major credits cannot double count.