Liberal Arts Field in Geosciences

Advisor: Dr. Robin Zhang

Archeology Option

Required Courses - 10 hours

  • ARC 150 Introduction to Archaeology (3)
  • ARC 300 Archaeological Method and Theory (3)
  • ARC 302 Archaeological Field Work (minimum of 3)
  • ARC 304 Archaeological Laboratory Methods (1)

Electives - 9-10 hours

Any ARC Courses 300-level or above

Total Requirements - 19-20 hours

 

Earth Science Option

Required Courses - 12 hours

  • GSC 101 The Earth and the Environment
  • GSC 125 Weather and Climate
  • GSC 202 Introduction to Geographic Information Science

Electives – 8 hours

  • GSC 102 Earth Through Time
  • GSC 210 Hydrology
  • GSC 303 Introduction to Water Science
  • GSC 305 Introduction to Cartography
  • GSC 312 Introduction to Remote Sensing
  • GSC 336 Principles of Geomorphology
  • GSC 390 Geoarchaeology
  • GSC 524 Conservation and Environmental Geoscience
  • GSC 562 Hydrogeology
  • GSC 578 Terrestrial Ecosystem Modeling

Total Requirements - 18-20 hours

 

Geography Option

Required Course - 11 hours

  • GSC 101 The Earth and the Environment
  • GSC 110 World Geography
  • GSC 202 Introduction to Geographic Information Science

Electives – 8-9 hours

  • GSC 125 Weather and Climate
  • GSC 305 Introduction to Cartography
  • GSC 312 Introduction to Remote Sensing
  • GSC 330 Economic Geography
  • GSC 336 Principles of Geomorphology
  • GSC 507 Land Use Planning
  • GSC 512 Remote Sensing
  • GSC 521 Geographic Information Systems
  • GSC 524 Conservation and Environmental Geoscience

Total Requirements - 18-20 hours

 

Environmental Geology Option

Required Courses - 8 hours

  • GSC 101 The Earth and the Environment
  • GSC 102 Earth Through Time

Electives - 10-12 hours

  • GSC 202 Introduction to Geographic Information Science
  • GSC 210 Hydrology
  • GSC 305 Introduction to Cartography
  • GSC 312 Introduction to Remote Sensing
  • GSC 310 Rock and Mineral Resources
  • GSC 314 Sediments and Soils
  • GSC 336 Principles of Geomorphology
  • GSC 524 Conservation and Environmental Geoscience
  • GSC 536 Soils and Geomorphology

Total Requirements - 18-20 hours