Recommended Academic Plan for B.S. in Geosciences - Hydrogeology Option (GSCBS-HYDRO) at University Park Summer 2014 or later

Effective Date: Summer 2014

SEMESTER 1

Course DetailsCredits
MATH 140 (GQ) Calculus With Analytic Geometry I Notes for: MATH 140

MATH 140

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or MATH 140G (GQ) Calculus with Earth and Mineral Sciences Applications I Notes for: MATH 140G

MATH 140G

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * 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
3
EM SC 100S (GWS) Earth and Mineral Sciences First-Year SeminarNotes for: EM SC 100S

EM SC 100S

Students who enter EMS after their first 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 II Notes 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 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
ENGL 015 (GWS) Rhetoric and CompositionNotes for: ENGL 015

ENGL 015

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
GEOSC 201 Earth MaterialsNotes for: GEOSC 201

GEOSC 201

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
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
GEOSC 452 HydrogeologyNotes for: GEOSC 452

GEOSC 452

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
3
3
1.5
Total credits 14.5

SEMESTER 4

Course DetailsCredits
4
GEOSC 310 Earth HistoryNotes for: GEOSC 310

GEOSC 310

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
4
3
HYDRO ELECTIVE A OR BNotes for: Hydro Elective

Hydro Elective

Students must select 9 credits from group A and B with at least 3 credits from group A and at least 3 credits from group B. Group A: CHEM 202 (3), CHEM 450(3), E R M 433(3), GEOSC 413W(3), GEOSC 419. Group B: ENVSE 408(3), GEOG 362(3), GEOSC 340(3), GEOSC 439(3), GEOSC 454(3), GEOSC 483(3).
3
1.5
Total credits 15.5

SEMESTER 5

Course DetailsCredits
GEOSC 202 Chemical Processes in GeologyNotes for: GEOSC 202

GEOSC 202

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
4
GEOSC 203 Physical Processes in GeologyNotes for: GEOSC 203

GEOSC 203

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
4
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
Total credits 15

SEMESTER 6

Course DetailsCredits
GEOSC 465 Structural GeologyNotes for: GEOSC 465

GEOSC 465

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
4
HYDRO ELECTIVE A OR BNotes for: Hydro Elective

Hydro Elective

Students must select 9 credits from group A and B with at least 3 credits from group A and at least 3 credits from group B. Group A: CHEM 202 (3), CHEM 450(3), E R M 433(3), GEOSC 413W(3), GEOSC 419. Group B: ENVSE 408(3), GEOG 362(3), GEOSC 340(3), GEOSC 439(3), GEOSC 454(3), GEOSC 483(3).
3
CMPSC OR STATNotes for: CMPSC/STAT

CMPSC/STAT

Select 3 credits from CMPSC 201(3), CMPSC 202(3), CMPSC 203(4), STAT 250(3). STAT 200 may be substituted when STAT 250 not available.
3
3
3
3
Total credits 13 + 6 summer

SEMESTER 7

Course DetailsCredits
3
ENGL 202C (GWS) Effective Writing: Technical Writing Notes 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
HYDRO ELECTIVE A OR BNotes for: Hydro Elective

Hydro Elective

Students must select 9 credits from group A and B with at least 3 credits from group A and at least 3 credits from group B. Group A: CHEM 202 (3), CHEM 450(3), E R M 433(3), GEOSC 413W(3), GEOSC 419. Group B: ENVSE 408(3), GEOG 362(3), GEOSC 340(3), GEOSC 439(3), GEOSC 454(3), GEOSC 483(3).
3
SUPPORTING ELECTIVENotes for: Supporting Elective

Supporting Elective

Select Supporting Courses in consultation with your academic adviser. Supporting Elective can be any 300- or 400- level course in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences. Students may apply 6 credits of ROTC.
3
Total credits 15

SEMESTER 8

Course DetailsCredits
4
3
3
SUPPORTING ELECTIVENotes for: Supporting Elective

Supporting Elective

Select Supporting Courses in consultation with your academic adviser. Supporting Elective can be any 300- or 400- level course in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences. Students may apply 6 credits of ROTC.
2
SUPPORTING ELECTIVENotes for: Supporting Elective

Supporting Elective

Select Supporting Courses in consultation with your academic adviser. Supporting Elective can be any 300- or 400- level course in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences. Students may apply 6 credits of ROTC.
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.

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 enter EMS after their first semester should substitute CAS 100 (GWS) or ENGL 202C for EM SC 100S (GWS).
Hydro Elective
Students must select 9 credits from group A and B with at least 3 credits from group A and at least 3 credits from group B. Group A: CHEM 202 (3), CHEM 450(3), E R M 433(3), GEOSC 413W(3), GEOSC 419. Group B: ENVSE 408(3), GEOG 362(3), GEOSC 340(3), GEOSC 439(3), GEOSC 454(3), GEOSC 483(3).
Hydro Elective
Students must select 9 credits from group A and B with at least 3 credits from group A and at least 3 credits from group B. Group A: CHEM 202 (3), CHEM 450(3), E R M 433(3), GEOSC 413W(3), GEOSC 419. Group B: ENVSE 408(3), GEOG 362(3), GEOSC 340(3), GEOSC 439(3), GEOSC 454(3), GEOSC 483(3).
CMPSC/STAT
Select 3 credits from CMPSC 201(3), CMPSC 202(3), CMPSC 203(4), STAT 250(3). STAT 200 may be substituted when STAT 250 not available.
Hydro Elective
Students must select 9 credits from group A and B with at least 3 credits from group A and at least 3 credits from group B. Group A: CHEM 202 (3), CHEM 450(3), E R M 433(3), GEOSC 413W(3), GEOSC 419. Group B: ENVSE 408(3), GEOG 362(3), GEOSC 340(3), GEOSC 439(3), GEOSC 454(3), GEOSC 483(3).
Supporting Elective
Select Supporting Courses in consultation with your academic adviser. Supporting Elective can be any 300- or 400- level course in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences. Students may apply 6 credits of ROTC.
Supporting Elective
Select Supporting Courses in consultation with your academic adviser. Supporting Elective can be any 300- or 400- level course in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences. Students may apply 6 credits of ROTC.
Supporting Elective
Select Supporting Courses in consultation with your academic adviser. Supporting Elective can be any 300- or 400- level course in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences. Students may apply 6 credits of ROTC.