University of Wisconsin - Green Bay
Connecting Learning to Life
2006-2007

 






Earth Science - Requirements for the Major

Supporting Courses, 29 credits

  • CHEM 211 Principles of Chemistry I, 5 credits
  • CHEM 212 Principles of Chemistry II, 5 credits
  • EARTH SC 202 Physical Geology, 4 credits
  • EARTH SC 203 Geologic Evolution of the Earth, 3 credits
  • EARTH SC 204 Geologic Evolution of the Earth Laboratory, 1 credit

A minimum of 2 courses of these:

  • COMP SCI 256 Software Design I, 4 credits
  • MATH 202 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I, 4 credits
  • MATH 203 Calculus and Analytic Geometry II, 4 credits
  • MATH 209 Multivariate Calculus, 4 credits
  • MATH 260 Introductory Statistics, 4 credits

One of these:

  • COMM 133 Fundamentals of Public Address, 3 credits
  • COMM 390 Scientific and Technical Communication, 3 credits
  • ENG COMP 105 Expository Writing, 3 credits

Upper-Level Courses, 25 credits

  • EARTH SCI 432 Hydrogeology, 3 credits
  • ENV SCI 320 The Soil Environment, 4 credits
  • ENV SCI 330 Hydrology, 3 credits
  • ENV SCI 342 Environmental Geology, 3 credits

Two of these:

  • EARTH SCI 340 Rock and Mineral Resources, 3 credits
  • EARTH SCI 402 Stratigraphy and Sedimentation, 3 credits
  • EARTH SCI 470 Quaternary Geology, 3 credits
  • ENV SCI 454 Remote Sensing and GIS, 3 credits

At least 6 credits from:

  • EARTH SCI 492 Special Topics in Earth Science, 1-4 credits (Course topics vary. Typical topics include mineralogy, structural geology, geologic field methods, and geomorphic processes. Offerings of different topics can be repeated for credit.)

 

Requirements for the Earth Science Major for Students Seeking Teaching Certification

Supporting Courses, 30 credits

  • CHEM 108 General Chemistry I, 5 credits
  • EARTH SC 202 Physical Geology, 4 credits
  • EARTH SC 203 Geologic Evolution of the Earth, 3 credits
  • EARTH SC 204 Geologic Evolution of the Earth Laboratory, 1 credit
  • EARTH CS 222 Ocean of Air: Weather and Climate, 3 credits
  • ENV SCI 141 Astronomy, 3 credits

Two of these:

  • MATH 104 Elementary Functions: Algebra and Trigonometry, 4 credits
  • MATH 202 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I, 4 credits
  • MATH 260 Introductory Statistics, 4 credits

One of these:

  • COMM 133 Fundamentals of Public Address, 3 credits
  • COMM 390 Scientific and Technical Communication, 3 credits
  • ENG COMP 105 Expository Writing, 3 credits

Upper-Level Courses, 25 credits

  • EARTH SCI 432 Hydrogeology, 3 credits
  • ENV SCI 320 The Soil Environment, 4 credits
  • ENV SCI 330 Hydrology, 3 credits
  • ENV SCI 342 Environmental Geology, 3 credits

Two of these:

  • EARTH SCI 340 Rock and Mineral Resources, 3 credits
  • EARTH SCI 402 Stratigraphy and Sedimentation, 3 credits
  • EARTH SCI 470 Quaternary Geology, 3 credits
  • ENV SCI 425 Global Climate Change, 3 credits
  • ENV SCI 454 Remote Sensing and GIS, 3 credits

At least 6 credits from:

  • EARTH SCI 492 Special Topics in Earth Science, 1-4 credits (Course topics vary. Typical topics include mineralogy, structural geology, geologic field methods, and geomorphic processes. Offerings of different topics can be repeated for credit.)

 

Earth Science Program
Earth Science Minor Requirements
Course Descriptions