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Earth Science, Minor

Requirements

Total Program Credits: 22

Matriculation Requirements:
  1. Admitted to a bachelor degree program at UVU.
Discipline Core Requirements: 22 Credits
  GEO 1010 Introduction to Geology 3
and GEO 1015 Introduction to Geology Laboratory 1
and GEO 3080 Earth Materials WE 3
Complete two from: 7
  GEO 1020 Prehistoric Life  (3.0)
  GEO 1080 Introduction to Oceanography  (3.0)
and GEO 1085 Introduction to Oceanography Laboratory  (1.0)
  METO 1010 Introduction to Meteorology  (3.0)
and METO 1020 Introduction to Meteorology Laboratory  (1.0)
Complete two from: 8
  GEO 3200 Geologic Hazards  (4.0)
  GEO 3700 Structure and Tectonics  (4.0)
  GEO 4500 Sedimentary Geology  (4.0)
  GEO 4510 Paleontology  (4.0)
  ENVT 3790 Hydrology I  (4.0)
  GEOG 3600 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems  (4.0)

Graduation Plan

This graduation plan is a sample plan and is intended to be a guide. Your specific plan may differ based on your Math and English placement and/or transfer credits applied. You are encouraged to meet with an advisor and set up an individualized graduation plan in Wolverine Track

Milestone courses (pre-requisites for a course in one of the subsequent semesters) are marked in red and italicized.

 

Semester 1 Course Title Credit Hours
GEO 1010 Introduction to Geology 3
GEO 1015 Introduction to Geology Lab 1
  Semester total: 4
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
GEO 1020 or GEO 1080 and GEO 1085 or METO 1010 and METO 1020 Prehistoric Life or Introduction to Oceanography and Lab or Introduction to Meteorology and Lab 3
  Semester total: 3
Semester 3 Course Title Credit Hours
GEO 1020 or GEO 1080 and GEO 1085 or METO 1010 and METO 1020 Prehistoric Life or Introduction to Oceanography and Lab or Introduction to Meteorology and Lab 4
GEO 3080* Earth Materials WE 3
  Semester total: 7
Note:* Co-requisites must be taken. Please see the advisor.  
Semester 4 Course Title Credit Hours
Geology Elective See Advisor for Geology Elective List* 4
Geology Elective See Advisor for Geology Elective List* 4
  Semester total: 8
  Degree total: 22

Department

Earth Science

The Earth Science department is in the College of Science. To find the most up-to-date information from the Earth Science department, visit their website.

Earth Science