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Typical Sequence of Courses

Freshman Year (credits)

GLY 1 The Dynamic Earth* (4)
GLY 2 History of the Earth (4)
MTH 7 Calculus and Analytic Geometry (4)
BIO 103, 104 General Biology I & II or CHM 3, 4 Principles of Chemistry or PHY 3, 4 University Physics (8)
Electives and core courses (12)
Total 32

Sophomore Year (35-37 credits)

GLY 13 Structural Geology (4)
GLY 21 Mineralogy (4)
GLY 41 Paleontology (4)

One course from the following:
MTH 8 Calculus and Analytic Geometry II (4)
MTH 19 Basic Statistics (3)
MTH 23 Foundations of Statistical Analysis (3)
MTH 41 (BIO 41) Biostatistics (3)
CSC 2 Introduction to Computing (3) or CSC 111 Computer Program Development I (3)

Two of the following:
BIO 103, 104 General Biology I & II or CHM 3, 4 Principles of Chemistry or PHY 3, 4 University Physics (16)
Electives and core courses (4 or 5)
Total credits: 35-37

Junior Year (32 credits)

GLY 43 Sedimentology (4)
ERS 1 Earth Science I (4)
Advanced geology elective (3)
Electives and core courses (21)

Senior Year (32 credits)

Advanced geology elective (3)
GLY 33 Field Geology (3)
Electives and core courses (26)