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Program Sample Plan

Program name: Geological Sciences B.A.
Sample Plan: Geological Sciences B.A.
Total Credits: 120.0
The sample plan below shows you one of several possible ways to complete this degree. Your academic plan may look different if you have already fulfilled some requirements, if you have multiple course options to choose from in your major, or if courses don't fit your schedule in a given term. Use Graduation Planner to make your customized plan, and work with your academic adviser to ensure that you are on track to graduate on time.
Year 1 - Fall Semester: 13.0 cr
UST 1000 - UMD Seminar : 1.0 cr
GEOL 1110 - Geology and Earth Systems : 4.0 cr : LE CAT4, NAT SCI, SUSTAIN
CHEM 1153 - General Chemistry I : 4.0 cr : LE CAT5, NAT SCI
CHEM 1154 - General Chemistry Lab I : 1.0 cr : LE CAT4, NAT SCI
LE (Writing & Information Literacy) :3.0 cr
Year 1 - Spring Semester: 14.0 cr
GEOL 2110 - Earth History : 4.0 cr
CHEM 1155 - General Chemistry II : 4.0 cr
CHEM 1156 - General Chemistry Lab II : 1.0 cr
MATH 1290 - Calculus for the Natural Sciences : 5.0 cr : LE CAT2, LOGIC & QR
Year 2 - Fall Semester: 13.0 cr
GEOL 2120 - The Earth's Dynamic Interior : 3.0 cr
GEOL 2311 - Mineralogy : 4.0 cr
LE (Global Perspectives, Humanities) :3.0 cr
LE (Oral Communication & Languages) :3.0 cr
Year 2 - Spring Semester: 15.0 cr
GEOL 2312 - Petrology : 5.0 cr
LE (Cultural Diversity in the US, Social Sciences) :3.0 cr
LE (Fine Arts) :3.0 cr
Minor Course 4.0 cr
Year 3 - Fall Semester: 15.0 cr
GEOL 3420 - Sedimentology and Stratigraphy : 4.0 cr
LE (Humanities) :3.0 cr
Minor Course 4.0 cr
Elective :4.0 cr
Year 3 - Spring Semester: 15.0 cr
GEOL 4450 - Structural Geology : 5.0 cr
GEOL 4xxx : 3.0 cr
LE (Social Sciences) :3.0 cr
Minor Course 4.0 cr
Year 3 - Summer Semester: 6.0 cr
GEOL 4500 - Field Geology : 6.0 cr
Year 4 - Fall Semester: 15.0 cr
GEOL 3210 - Geomorphology : 4.0 cr
GEOL 4xxx : 4.0 cr
Minor Course 4.0 cr
Minor Course 3.0 cr
Year 4 - Spring Semester: 14.0 cr
WRIT 3150 - Advanced Writing: Science : 3.0 cr
Minor Course 4.0 cr
Minor Course 4.0 cr
Elective :3.0 cr