UNIVERSITY CATALOG: 2020-2021

Geology, B.S. Geophysics Option

YEAR 1: 1st Semester

Course Units
Geology Tier 1 with Lab Requirement 4
MATH 150A (meets GE Basic Skills: B4 Mathematics and Quantitative Reasoning) 5
GE Basic Skills: A2 Written Communication 3
GE Basic Skills: A3 Critical Thinking 3
Total 15

YEAR 1: 2nd Semester

Course Units
CHEM 101 and CHEM 101L (meets GE B1 Physical Science & GE B3 Science Laboratory Activity) 5
MATH 150B 5
PHYS 225 and PHYS 220AL 5
Total 15

YEAR 2: 1st Semester

Course Units
GEOL 306/L (meets GE B5 Scientific Inquiry and Quantitative Reasoning) 4
GEOL 314/L 4
MATH 250 3
PHYS 226 and PHYS 220BL 5
Total 16

YEAR 2: 2nd Semester

Course Units
GEOL 303 2
GEOL 309/L 4
GEOL 313 2
PHYS 227 and PHYS 227L 5
GE Basic Skills: A1 Oral Communication 3
Take the Upper Division Writing Proficiency Exam (UDWPE)
Total 16

YEAR 3: 1st Semester

Course Units
COMP 110/L (meets GE E Lifelong Learning) 4
GEOL 464/L 4
MATH 280 3
GE C1 Arts 3
Total 14

YEAR 3: 2nd Semester

Course Units
Geophysics Tier 3 Elective Requirement 3-4
GE C2 Humanities 3
GE D1 Social Sciences 3
GE D2 American History Institutions and Ideals 3
GE F Comparative Cultural Studies 3
Total 15-16

YEAR 4: 1st Semester

Course Units
GEOL 490 3
Geophysics Tier 3 Elective Requirement 3-4
GE Upper Division Section D1 Social Sciences 3
GE D3 and D4 Constitution of the United States and State and Local Government 3
Elective 3
Total 15-16

YEAR 4: 2nd Semester

Course Units
GE B2 Life Science 3
GE Upper Division Section F Comparative Cultural Studies 3
Electives 8
Total 14
OVERALL TOTAL UNITS 120