BS Geosciences

Geography Track

Dear Geosciences Major:

This map is a term-by-term sample course schedule. The milestones listed below each year are designed to keep you on course to graduate in four years. A sample schedule is provided as a general guideline to help you build a schedule each term. Your courses must be selected with your advisor to satisfy all core curriculum and state, lab science, and multicultural requirements. Refer to the Undergraduate Catalog for the most current curriculum.

Year 1

Fall Hrs.
ENGL 1101 3
Foreign Language 1 3
PERS 2xxx 2
POLS 1101 3
GEOL 1121 4
Total hours 15
Spring Hrs.
ENGL 1102 3
Foreign Language 2 3
HIST 2111 OR 2112 3
MATH 1113 3
Area E Elective 3
Total hours 15

Milestones: All Geography and Geology classes must be completed with a C or better. Overall GPA at least 2.0.

Year 2

Fall Hrs.
ENGL 21XX 3
PHSC 1100 3
MATH 2261 4
GEOG 1112K 4
Total hours 14
Spring Hrs.
AREA E Elective 3
PERS 2XXX 2
CHEM 1211 and 121L 4
GEOG 1113K 4
GEOG 3410 3
Total hours 16

Milestones: All Geography and Geology classes must be completed with a C or better. Overall GPA at least 2.0. Begin to develop a career plan with your faculty mentor and advisor. NOTE: Except for Thesis classes (GEOG 4860, 4861, and 4862), most upper-level (3000-4000 numbered) geoscience classes are taught on a two-year rotation. If Year 3 is an even-numbered year, then the upper-level geoscience classes for the third and fourth years will need to be interchanged EXCEPT the Thesis classes; keep those in the same sequence.

Year 3

Fall Hrs.
MATH 1401 3
GEOG 2010 3
GEOG 3050 3
GEOG 4710 3
Upper-level GEOG or GEOL Electives 3
Total hours 15
Spring Hrs.
BIOL 1107 and 1107L 4
GEOG 2011 3
GEOL 3710 4
GEOG 4860 1
Upper-level GEOG Elective 3
Total hours 15

Milestones: All Geography and Geology classes must be completed with a C or better. Overall GPA at least 2.0. Have a plan for completion of the experiential learning component of the curriculum. Apply for graduation at least one semester prior to anticipated graduation date. Work with professors and advisor to implement your career plan by developing a professional resume, applying for jobs or start applying to graduate programs in accordance with your career plan.

Year 4

Fall Hrs.
GEOG 3052 3
GEOG 3210 4
GEOG 4861 3
Upper-level GEOG or GEOL 3
General Elective 2
Total hours 15
Spring Hrs.
GEOG 3300 4
GEOG 4862 3
Upper-level GEOG or GEOL 3
General Electives 6
Total hours 16

Milestones: All Geography and Geology classes must be completed with a C or better. Overall GPA at least 2.0. Congratulations on completing your degree.