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Geoscience Emphasis

This disciplinary emphasis also requires:

Supporting Courses34
Principles of Chemistry I
   and Principles of Chemistry I Laboratory
Principles of Chemistry II
   and Principles of Chemistry II Laboratory
Physical Geology
Geologic Evolution of the Earth
Geologic Evolution of the Earth Laboratory
Calculus and Analytic Geometry I
Introductory Statistics
Principles of Physics I
Fundamentals of Public Address
Expository Writing
Upper-Level Courses26
The Soil Environment
Introduction to Mineralogy & Petrology
Choose 12 credits from the following courses:
Geoscience Field Trip (Offerings of trip to different areas may be repeated for credit)
Global Climate Change
Introduction to Geoscience Field Methods
Sedimentology & Stratigraphy
Quaternary Geology
Special Topics in Earth Science 1
Total Credits60

Course topics vary. Typical topics include structural geology, ore deposits and geomorphic processes. Offerings of different topics can be repeated for credit.