Liberal Arts Field in Geosciences

Liberal Arts Field in Geosciences

Advisor: Dr. Robin Zhang

Archaeology Option

Required Courses (12-15 hours)

  • ARC 150: Introduction to Archaeology (3 hours)
  • ARC 300: Archaeological Method and Theory (3 hours)
  • ARC 302: Archaeological Field Work (3-5 hours)
  • ARC 304: Archaeological Laboratory Methods (1 hour)
  • ARC 320: Human Ecology (3 hours)

Electives (3-5 hours)
Any ARC Courses 300-level or above

Total Requirements (18-19 hours)

Earth Science Option

Required Courses (16 hours)

  • EES 101: The Earth and the Environment (4 hours)
  • EES 125: Weather and Climate (4 hours)
  • EES 202: Introduction to Geographic Information Science (4 hours)
  • EES 336: Principles of Geomorphology (4 hours)

Electives (3 hours)
Choose ONE of the following:

  • EES 303: Introduction to Cartography (3 hours)
  • EES 312: Introduction to Remote Sensing (4 hours)
  • EES 314: Sediments and Soils (4 hours)
  • EES 350: Field Techniques in Geosciences (3 hours)
  • EES 424: Conservation and Environmental Geoscience (3 hours)
  • EES 562: Hydrogeology (3 hours)
  • EES 578: Terrestrial Ecosystem Modeling (3 hours)

Total Requirements (19-20 hours)

Geography Option

Required Courses (11 hours)

  • EES 110: World Geography (3 hours)
  • EES 125: Weather and Climate (4 hours)
  • EES 202: Introduction to Geographic Information Science (4 hours)

Electives (7-9 hours)

  • EES 305: Introduction to Cartography (3 hours)
  • EES 312: Introduction to Remote Sensing (4 hours)
  • EES 330: Economic Geography (3 hours)
  • EES 336: Principles of Geomorphology (4 hours)
  • EES 424: Conservation and Environmental Geoscience (3 hours)
  • EES 507: Land Use Planning (3 hours)
  • EES 512: Remote Sensing (4 hours)
  • EES 521: Geographic Information Systems (4 hours)

Total Requirements (18-20 hours)

Environmental Geology Option

Required Courses (8 hours)

  • EES 101: The Earth and the Environment (4 hours)
  • EES 102: Earth Through Time (4 hours)

Electives (10-12 hours)

  • EES 202: Introduction to Geographic Information Science (4 hours)
  • EES 210: Hydrology (3 hours)
  • EES 305: Introduction to Cartography (3 hours)
  • EES 310: Rock and Mineral Resources (3 hours)
  • EES 312: Introduction to Remote Sensing (4 hours)
  • EES 314: Sediments and Soils (4 hours)
  • EES 336: Principles of Geomorphology (4 hours)
  • EES 524: Conservation and Environmental Geoscience (3 hours)
  • EES 536: Soils and Geomorphology (3 hours)

Total Requirements (18-20 hours)

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