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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Earth Science, B.S. - 4-Year Degree Map


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First Year 

Fall Credit   Spring Credit
CHEM 111 - General Chemistry I   4   GEOL 220 - Earth History and the Fossil Record   4
COMP 100 - Composition   3   STAT 101 - Introduction to Statistics   3
GEOL 115  OR GEOL 120   4   CHEM 112 - General Chemistry II   4
MATH 105  OR MATH 223   3   Gen Ed Elective 3
      Gen Ed Elective 3
TOTAL 14   TOTAL 17

Second Year 

Fall Credit   Spring Credit
METR 110 - Introduction to Meteorology   4   METR 212 - Climate Change and Variability   3
ESCI 215 - Earth Materials   4   PHYS 104  OR PHYS 204   3
GEOL 275 - Mapping Techniques in Geosciences   4   Gen Ed Elective 3
PHYS 103  OR PHYS 203   4   Gen Ed Elective 3
      Elective 3
TOTAL 16   TOTAL 16

Third Year 

Fall Credit   Spring Credit
GEOL 370 - Geomorphology   4   ASTR 271 - Stars and Galaxies   3
Selection from BIOL, CHEM, PHYS, or ESCI 3   Upper Division Elective 3
Elective 3   Upper Division Elective 3
Elective 3   Elective 3
Elective 3   Elective 3
TOTAL 16   TOTAL 15

Fourth Year 

Fall Credit   Spring Credit
Selection at 300 level from GEOL, METR, OCEA, ESCI, or ASTR 3   Upper Division Elective 3
Upper Division Elective 3   Upper Division Elective 3
Upper Division Elective 3   Upper Division Elective 3
Upper Division Elective 3   Upper Division Elective 3
Elective 2      
TOTAL 14   TOTAL 12

Total Credits for Degree: 120 

Elective Key


Gen Ed Elective: a course carrying one or more Gen Ed area attributes: Basic Communication (BC3), Math (M3), American History (AH3), Other World Civilizations (OWC3), Foreign Language (FL3), Social Sciences (SS3), Humanities (H3), The Arts (A3), Natural Sciences (NS3), Western Civilization (WC3). Elective courses and major courses carrying Gen Ed attributes apply toward SUNY Oneonta's Gen Ed requirements .

Liberal Arts Elective: any course that carries a Liberal Arts (LA) attribute. SUNY Oneonta's minimum LA requirements  vary by degree award.

Upper Division Elective: any elective course at the 200- or 300-level. All courses (required and elective) at this level apply toward SUNY Oneonta's upper-division requirement .

Upper Division Liberal Arts Elective: any course at the 200- or 300-level carrying an LA attribute.

Elective: any course outside the major. Electives apply toward the total credits required by a degree program. Electives may also be needed to satisfy other degree requirements , including the minimum number of credits outside the department of the major.

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