Recommended Academic Plan for B.S. in Geobiology (GEOBI) at University Park

Effective Summer 2007

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

EM SC 100S

Students who begin their studies at non-UP locations and/or join the college after their freshman semester should substitute CAS 100 (GWS) or ENGL 202C for EM SC 100S (GWS).
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 Calculus with Earth and Mineral Sciences Applications INotes 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
ENGL 015 (GWS) Rhetoric and Composition Notes for: ENGL 015

ENGL 015

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
4
Total credits 15

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 requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
SUPPORTING COURSE
3
1.5
Total credits 15.5

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
GEOSC 310 Earth HistoryNotes for: GEOSC 310

GEOSC 310

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
4
3
BIOL 220W (GN) Biology: Populations and CommunitiesNotes for: BIOL 220W

BIOL 220W

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
1.5
Total credits 14.5

SEMESTER 6

Course DetailsCredits
ADVANCED GEOBI ELECTIVE
3
SUPPORTING COURSE
2/3
GEOSC 204 GeobiologyNotes for: GEOSC 204

GEOSC 204

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
4
SUPPORTING COURSE
3
3
3
Total credits 15/16 +3 Summer

SEMESTER 7

Course DetailsCredits
ADVANCED GEOBI 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
3
3
SUPPORTING COURSE
3
Total credits 15

SEMESTER 8

Course DetailsCredits
SUPPORTING COURSE
3
3
ADVANCED GEOBI ELECTIVE
3
3
SUPPORTING COURSE
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.

  • Students must take 12 advanced GeoBiology Electives from the following lists, including at least three credits from each list:

  • Select Supporting Courses in consultation with your academic advisor.

  • “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

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