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Geosciences Minor (GEOSC) - Archive

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Begin Date: Summer Session 2000
End Date: Spring Semester 2002

Geosciences Minor (GEOSC) - Archive

University Park, College of Earth and Mineral Sciences

PROFESSOR TANYA FURMAN, Associate Head for Undergraduate Programs

The Geosciences minor provides a foundation in the physical and material aspects of the solid Earth, as well as an introduction to field techniques and technical writing. Advanced coursework should reflect the students´┐Ż individual interests. Areas of focus include, but are not limited to: earth materials, evolution of the Earth and life, hydrogeology, environmental geology, natural hazards, plate tectonics, geophysics, climate change. The minor consists of 18 credits of coursework, some of which are filled through specific courses as indicated below. A grade of C or better is required in each course in the minor.

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem: 1-2)

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MINOR: 18-19 credits

PRESCRIBED COURSES: (6 credits)
GEOSC 002 GN(3) (Sem: 1-6)
GEOSC 470W(3) (Sem: 5-8)

ADDITIONAL COURSES: (6-7 credits)
Select 3 credits from GEOSC 001(3) GEOSC 020 GN(3) or GEOSC 071(3) (Sem: 1-6)
Select 3-4 credits from GEOSC 004(3) or GEOSC 201(4)

SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS: (6 credits)
Select 6 credits from 300- and 400- level GEOSC courses, (at least 3 credits must be at the 400 level). (Sem: 5-8)

TO VIEW THE Geosciences Major (GSCBS)

Last Revised by the Department: Summer Session 2000

Blue Sheet Item #: 28-07-049

Review Date: 11/01

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