Earth System Science

Earth System Science Curriculum

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Bachelor of Science:  Earth System Science 

Freshman Year   Fall Spring
UNIV 100 University Success 2  
ENG 104, 105 Composition I, II 3 3
HIST 101, 102 History of Civilization I, II 3 3
MATH 118 College Algreb. & Trig. 3  
MATH 241 Calculus I with Lab   4
HE 101 Concepts of Health 3  
CHEM 141, 142           General Chemistry I, II with Lab 4 4
BIO 114 Marine Environments   3
MET 202 Climatology    
MET 199 Weather Forcasting Lab    
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(Freshman Year Total: 35 Hours) 18 17

Sophomore Year   Fall Spring
BIO 101 Intro to Biology and Lab 4  
CSC 118 Computer Programming   3
ENG 205 World Literature   3
MATH 242 Calculus II with Lab 4  
MET 200 Intro to Meteorology 3  
PHYL 211 General Physics I with Lab 5  
PHY 212 General Physics II with Lab   5
SCI 205 Earth & Space Sci. with Lab   4
SCI 215 Global Change 3  
SPCH 201 Speech Arts   3
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(Sophomore Year Total: 37 Hours) 19 18

Junior Year   Fall Spring
FR, GR, CHI,SP           Foreign Language I, II 3 3
GEOG 103 Physical Geography   3
GEOG 251 Climatology 3  
PHIL 301 Intro to Philosophy   3
PHY 241 Intro to Astronomy 3  
SCI 310 Earth History with Lab 4  
SCI 320 Sed. Environments   3
SCI 325 Mineralogy-Petrology   3
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(Junior Year Total: 28 Hours) 13 15

Senior Year   Fall Spring
SCI 410 Oceanography 3  
SCI 415 Geochemistry 2  
SCI 420 Structural Geology 3  
SCI 440 Environments of Africa 3  
SCI 430 GIS/RS* 3  
MUS 205/ART 206           Music or Art Appreciation   3
SCI 425 Environmental Geology   2
SCI 480 Earth Science Seminar   1
SCI 441 Envir. Health in Africa   3
SCI 432 Hydrology   3
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(Senior Year Total: 26 Hours) 14 12

TOTAL HOURS: 126 (Minimum Credit Hours required for the Degree: 124 
NOTE: Students must satisfactorily pass the English Proficiency Examination.