Department of Environmental Earth Science

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Recommended Course Sequence: Environmental Earth Science Major (BS)

Check all course descriptions for prerequisites before planning course schedule.
First Year:
Subject Course Title Credits
EES 104 Dynamic Earth w/Lab (LAC TINS1) 4
EES 130 Ancient Environments w/Lab 4
CHE 210/212 General Chemistry I w/Lab 4
CHE 211/213 General Chemistry II w/Lab 4
ENG 100 College Writing (LAC: TIW) 3-4
MAT 130 Precalculus (LAC: TIM) 3
HPE 104 Health & Wellness (LAC: TIHW) 2
LAC 130 Liberal Arts Colloquium (LAC: TIQ) 3-4
LAC Tier I One of TIA, TIHT, TIH, or TISS 2,3 3
FYR 174 Resources, Research, and Responsibility3
2Clustered with EES Gateway Course •3First-Year Requirement
1
Total 30-32
Second Year:
EES 224 Landform Analysis (for EES majors meets LAC: TIINs) 4
EES 330 Mineralogy and Rock Analysis 4
EES 340 Geographic Information Systems (for EES majors meets LAC: TII-IT) 4
MAT 243 Calculus I 3-4
LAC Tier I Remaining Tier 1 course from TIA, TIHT, TIH, or TISS 9
LAC Tier II One of TIICE, TIICP, or TII-IS 3
Elective From EES recommended list 3
Total 30
Third Year:
EES 322 Hydrology 4
EES 344 Sedimentology and Stratigraphy 4
EES Advanced Classes First of three required courses 3-4
PHY 204 Physics I 4
or
PHY 208 Physics I with Calculus 4
PHY 205 Physics II 4
or
PHY 209 Physics II with Calculus 4
LAC Tier II Two TII classes from TIICE, TIICP, or TII-IS 6
Elective From EES recommended list 3-4
Total 28-30
Fourth Year:
EES 202 Writing Intensive Course (counts as 2nd Adv. EES) 3-4
EES 350 Field Methods 4
EES 356 Structural Geology and Environmental Applications 4
EES Advanced classes 3rd of three required courses 3-4
LAC Tier II Remaining TII classes from TIICE, TIICP, or TII-IS 3
LAC Tier III Liberal Arts Capstone 3
Elective From EES recommended list 10
Total 29-30
Total Credits
1Note: A Student may take EES 106 Geology of National Parks, EES 110 Introduction to Geology, or EES 125 Geology of Natural Resources or EES 202 Geological Setting of Connecticut to satisfy this requirement, but they must also take EES 112 Earth Science Laboratory (1 credit lab course).

 

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