Earth Science, B.A. (30 Credits)

This program is recommended for teacher education students.

The required credits are distributed as follows:

22 credits in required courses:

Credits
GEO 101Dynamic Earth

3

GEO 102Dynamic Earth Laboratory

1

GEO 167Earth Evolution

3

GEO 168Earth Evolution Laboratory

1

GEO 228Weather and Climate

3

GEO 229Weather and Climate Laboratory

1

GEO 245Earth Materials

4

GEO 4500Topics in Earth Science

2

AST 117Astronomy of Stellar Systems

4

8 credits to be chosen from the following courses:

Credits
GEO 236Environmental Geology

4

GEO 340Natural Hazards and Disasters: A Multidisciplinary Approach

3

And

GEO 341Natural Hazards and Disasters Laboratory

1

GEO 345Environmental Hydrology

4

GEO 350Topics in regional geology and mapping techniques

4

GEO 448Plate Geotectonics

4

GEO 490Honors in Geology

One semester; 2, 3, or 4 credits (may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits).

Other courses may be substituted with department permission.