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Bachelor of Science in Geology - 4 Year Plan

 

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General Geology

Four Year Plan - 120 Units Required

Course
Units
Course
Units
Semester 1
Semester 2
Composition
GEOL 102: Physical Geology
GEOL 104: Intro Geology Lab
MATH 122 (GE B.2): Calculus I
Critical Thinking
3
3
1
4
3
Oral Communication
GEOL 240: Historical Geology
CHEM 111A (GE B.1.b)
MATH 123: Calculus II
(GEOL 105 - optional - 1 unit)
3
4
5
4
1
Total Units
14
Total Units
16-17
Semester 3
Semester 4

GE Class
GEOL 250: Intro Field methods
CHEM 111B
PHYS 151 (1st calculus-based_

3
3
5
4
GEOL 273: Computers/Statistics
PHYS 152 (2nd calculus-based)
BIOL 200 (GE B.1.a)
GE Class
4
4
4
3
Total Units
15
Total Units
15
Semester 5
Semester 6
GEOL 322: Mineralogy
GEOL 341: Paleontology & Biostraigraph
GE Class
GE Class
5
4
3
3
GE Capstone Course
GEOL 428: Igneous/Metamorphic
GEOL 433: Structural Geology
GE Class
3
4
4
3
Total Units
15
Total Units
14
Semester 7
Semester 8
GE Capstone Course
Elective Units
GEOL 443: Stratigraphy & Sedimentology
GEOL 460: Geophysics
3
2
4
3
GEOL 461
GEOL Elective
GEOL Elective
GE Capstone Course
GEOL 350: Spring Field

3
3
3
3
2

Total Units
12
Total Units
14
Usuall After Semester 8    
GEOL 450
4
Total Units
4