Undergraduate Degree - Earth Science Major (this program is in moratorium effective Fall 2020 through Fall 2022)

Program:
Earth Science Major (this program is in moratorium effective Fall 2020 through Fall 2022)
Program Code:
3284 Earth Science
Program Level:
Undergraduate
Award Type:
Bachelor of Science
Start Term:
FS08
End Term:
US20
College:
Lyman Briggs College


Excerpt from the official Academic Programs Catalog:

Listed below are the approved requirements for the program from the official Academic Programs Catalog.
Students must consult their advisors to learn which specific requirements apply to their degree programs.
Following this section are the requirements as represented in Degree Navigator, MSU's online advising tool. The Degree Navigator section is only available for programs using Degree Navigator for degree certification.

Lyman Briggs College

Undergraduate Program

Earth Science Major (this program is in moratorium effective Fall 2020 through Fall 2022)

3. Earth Science
a. A minimum of 27 credits from the courses listed below including:
(1) At least 14 credits in courses at the 300–400 level.
(2) At least 8 credits in earth science courses outside the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences.
(3) At least one course in each of the following 5 earth science areas (15 to 22 credits).
(a) Astronomy and Astrophysics
AST 207 The Science of Astronomy 3
(b) Geology of the Solid Earth
GLG 201 The Dynamic Earth 4
GLG 321 Mineralogy and Geochemistry 4
GLG 351 Structural Geology and Tectonics 4
GLG 361 Petrology (W) 4
GLG 401 Plate Tectonics (W) 4
GLG 481 Reservoirs and Aquifers 3
GLG 491 Field Geology – Summer Camp (W) 6
(c) Paleobiology
GLG 431 Sedimentology and Stratigraphy (W) 4
GLG 433 Vertebrate Paleontology 4
GLG 434 Evolutionary Paleobiology 4
PLB 335 Plants Through Time 3
(d) Environmental Geosciences and Meteorology
GEO 203 Introduction to Meteorology 3
GEO 401 Geography of Plants of North America 3
GEO 402 Agricultural Climatology 3
GEO 405 Weather Analysis and Forecasting 4
GLG 421 Environmental Geochemistry 4
(e) Geomorphology
CSS 470 Soil Resources 3
GEO 407 Regional Geomorphology of the United States 3
GEO 408 Soil Geomorphology Field Study 4
Geography 206 and 206L, combined, may be substituted for one of the courses listed above.