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The Anthropology, Geography, and Earth Science (AGES) Department offers both a bachelors degree in Environmental Geoscience in addition to Minors in Geographic Information Science (GIS) and Environmental Geoscience (proposed).

Environmental Geoscience Degree Requirements:

  1. ES 150 – Physical Geology; ES 260 Environmental Geology; ES/GEOG 385 Climatology; ES/GEOG 400 Intro Remote Sensing w/lab; ES/GEOG 470 Intro GIS w/lab; ES455/555 Field Methods in Geoscience
  2. Complete at least one of the following concentrations:
    1. GIS
      i.      ES/GEOG 210 Fund. Digital Mapping; ES/GEOG 425 Adv Remote Sensing w/lab; ES/GEOG 460 Geospatial Data; ES/GEOG 481 Spatial Analysis Mod; ES/GEOG 490 Adv. GIS w/lab; CIS 202 Intro to Program/Algorithms
      ii.      One course from: CIS 301 or ES/GEOG 345
      iii.      6 credits from: BIOL 202; CIS 206; CIS 270; CIS 306; CIS 330, CIS 370, CIS 402, Math 225
    2. Geoscience
      i.      ES 255 Geomorphology w/lab; ES 330 Hydrogeology w/lab; CHEM 153/163 Gen Chem I w/lab; CHEM 154/164 Gen Chem II w/lab
      ii.      8 credits from: ES 350; ES 360; ES 370; ES 390
      iii.      BIOL elective (3-4 cr)
      iv.      Math 221 or Math 260
    3. Mineral Resources Exploration
      i.      ES 350 Structural Geology w/lab; ES 360 Mineralogy w/lab;; ES 370 Petrology w/lab; ES 390 Sed Strat w/lab; CHEM 153/163 Gen Chem I w/lab; CHEM 154/164 Gen Chem II w/lab
      ii.      Math 221 or Math 260
    4. Atmospheric/Oceanic Science
      i.      ES 140 Natural Disasters; ES 270 Oceanography; ES 280 Meteorology; PH 251 Gen Physics I; PH 252 Gen Physics II
      ii.      Math 221 or Math 260

Environmental Geoscience Minor (proposed)

  1. ES 150 Physical Geology’ ES 260 Environmental Geology; ES 385 Climatology; ES 400 Intro Remote Sensing; ES 470 Intro GIS
  2. One of the following: ES 140 Natural Disasters; ES 210 Fun Digital Mapping; ES 250 Historical Geology; ES 270 Oceanography; ES 280 Meteorology; ES 255 Geomorphology