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Earth Science, B.A.

Earth Science, B.A.

This is a sample plan of study with a suggested sequencing of classes for the major.  University electives may be applied to earn additional academic majors, minors, or certificates.  Students should regularly meet with their academic advisor to plan their specific semester schedule to include UNIFI/General Education program and/or university elective hours required.

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman
FallHour
CHEM 1110 General Chemistry I 4
UNIV 1000 First-Year Cornerstone: Integrated Communication I 3
EARTHSCI 1300 Introduction to Geology 4
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 3
 Hours14
Spring
EARTHSCI 1320 Earth History 4
UNIV 1010 First-Year Cornerstone: Integrated Communication II 3
EARTHSCI 1200 Elements of Weather 3
CHEM 1120 General Chemistry II(OR PHYSICS 1501 or PHYSICS 1701) 4
 Hours14
Sophomore
Fall
EARTHSCI 1100 Astronomy 3
EARTHSCI 1110 Astronomy Laboratory 1
MATH 1140 Precalculus (or MATH 1420) 4
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 6
 Hours14
Spring
Geology, Astronomy and/or Meteorology Electives 4
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 12
 Hours16
Junior
Fall
Geology, Astronomy and/or Meteorology Electives 4
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 12
 Hours16
Spring
Geology, Astronomy, and/or Meteorology Electives 4
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 12
 Hours16
Senior
Fall
EARTHSCI 3179 or EARTHSCI 3410 or EARTHSCI 3430 or EARTHSCI 4400 2
Geology, Astronomy, and/or Meteorology Electives 2
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 11
 Hours15
Spring
Geology, Astronomy, and/or Meteorology Electives 2
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 13
 Hours15
 Total Hours120