Recommended Academic Plan for B.S. in Earth Science and Policy-General Option (EARSP-GEN) at University Park

Effective Fall 2011

SEMESTER 1

Course DetailsCredits
MATH 083 (GQ) Technical CalculusNotes for: MATH 083

MATH 083

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or MATH 110 (GQ) Techniques of CalculusNotes for: MATH 110

MATH 110

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or MATH 140 (GQ) Calculus with Analytic Geometry INotes for: MATH 140

MATH 140

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † 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
GEOSC 001 Physical Geology Notes for: GEOSC 001

GEOSC 001

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or GEOSC 020 (GN) Planet EarthNotes for: GEOSC 020

GEOSC 020

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
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 111 (GQ) Techniques of Calculus IINotes for: MATH 111

MATH 111

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or MATH 141 (GQ) Calculus with Analytic GeometryNotes for: MATH 141

MATH 141

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
2/4
CHEM 112 (GN) Chemical Principles INotes 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
PL SC 001 (GS) Introduction to American National GovernmentNotes for: PL SC 001

PL SC 001

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
ENGL 015 (GWS) Rhetoric and Composition Notes for: ENGL 015

ENGL 015

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or ENGL 030 (GWS) Honors Freshman EnglishNotes for: ENGL 030

ENGL 030

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
ELECTIVE (If MATH 111)
2/0
Total credits 14/14

SEMESTER 3

Course DetailsCredits
4
ECON 102 (GS) Introductory Microeconomic Analysis and PolicyNotes for: ECON 102

ECON 102

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
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
GEOG 126 (GS;US;IL) Economic GeographyNotes for: GEOG 126

GEOG 126

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
GHA

GHA

1
Total credits 15

SEMESTER 4

Course DetailsCredits
STAT 200 (GQ) Elementary StatisticsNotes for: STAT 200

STAT 200

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
GEOSC 201 Earth MaterialsNotes for: GEOSC 201

GEOSC 201

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or GEOSC 202 Chemical Processes in GeologyNotes for: GEOSC 202

GEOSC 202

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or GEOSC 203 Physical Processes in GeologyNotes for: GEOSC 203

GEOSC 203

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
4
PHIL 118 (GH) Introduction to Environmental PhilosophyNotes for: PHIL 118

PHIL 118

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
CED 201 (GS) Community, Environment and DevelopmentNotes for: CED 201

CED 201

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or E B F 200 (GS) Introduction to Energy and Earth Sciences EconomicsNotes for: E B F 200

E B F 200

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
GHA

GHA

2
Total credits 16

SEMESTER 5

Course DetailsCredits
3
GEOSC 201 Earth MaterialsNotes for: GEOSC 201

GEOSC 201

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or GEOSC 202 Chemical Processes in GeologyNotes for: GEOSC 202

GEOSC 202

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or GEOSC 203 Physical Processes in GeologyNotes for: GEOSC 203

GEOSC 203

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
4
3
OPTION ELECTIVE (See program notes below)

elective

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
Total credits 16

SEMESTER 6

Course DetailsCredits
3
GEOSC 450 Risk Analysis in the Earth SciencesNotes for: GEOSC 450

GEOSC 450

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
OPTION ELECTIVE

elective

3
OPTION ELECTIVE

elective

3
3
Total credits 15

SEMESTER 7

Course DetailsCredits
3
E B F 472 Quantitative Analysis in the Earth SciencesNotes for: E B F 472

E B F 472

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
OPTION ELECTIVE

elective

3
OPTION ELECTIVE

elective

3
3
Total credits 15

SEMESTER 8

Course DetailsCredits
OPTION ELECTIVE IN EMS "W" or "Y"

elective

3
OPTION ELECTIVE

elective

3
OPTION ELECTIVE

elective

3
OPTION ELECTIVE

elective

3
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:

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

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