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Field in Geosciences

Advisor: Kit Wesler
 
Archaeology 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 three of the following courses:
 
  ARC 321   Ancient Civilizations
  ARC 325   Hunter-gatherer Ethnoarchaeology
  ARC 330   North American Archaeology
  ARC 335   Forensic Archaeology
  ARC 340   African Archaeology
  ARC 350   Public Archaeology
  ARC 357   Lithic Analysis
  ARC 360   Historical Archaeology
  ARC 370   Archaeology of the Eastern Woodlands
  ARC 385   Archaeology of East Asia
  ARC 390   Geoarchaeology
  ARC 395   Archaeology of Religion
 
  Total Requirements - 19-20 hours
 
 
 
Earth Science Option
 
  Required Course - 4 hours
 
  GSC 101   The Earth and the Environment
 
  Electives - 14-15 hours
 
  Either of the following courses:
 
  GSC 102   Earth Through Time
  AST 199   Introductory Astronomy
 
  ne of the following courses:
 
  GSC 125   Weather and Climate
  GSC 200   Introduction to Oceanography
  GSC 210   Hydrology
  ARC 150   Introduction to Archaeology
 
  Any two of the following courses (at least 7 hours):
 
  GSC 335   Landscapes of the National Parks
  GSC 336   Principles of Geomorphology
  GSC 390   Geoarchaeology
  GSC 512   Introduction to Remote Sensing
  GSC 521   Geographic Information Systems
  GSC 522   Digital Cartography
 
  Total Requirements - 18-19 hours
 
 
 
Geography Option
 
  Required Course - 4 hours
 
  GSC 101   The Earth and the Environment
 
  Electives - 14-16 hours
 
  Any one of the following courses:
 
  GSC 110   World Geography
  GSC 125   Weather and Climate
  GSC 202   Introduction to Geographic Information Science
  GSC 312   Introduction to Remote Sensing
 
  Any three of the following courses such that the option total comes to at least 18 hours:
 
  GSC 305   Map Analysis
  GSC 335   Landscapes of the National Parks
  GSC 336   Principles of Geomorphology
  GSC 512   Introduction to Remote Sensing
  GSC 521   Geographic Information Systems
  GSC 522   Digital Cartography
 
  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
 
  Any three of the following courses (minimum of 10 hours):
 
  GSC 210   Hydrology
  GSC 310   Rock and Mineral Resources
  GSC 314   Sediments, Soils, and Stratigraphy
  GSC 336   Principles of Geomorphology
  GSC 430   Crystallography and Optical Mineralogy
  GSC 432   Stratigraphy and Sedimentary Petrology
  GSC 433   Structural Geography
  GSC 524   Conservation and Environmental Geology
 
  Total Requirements - 18-20 hours

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