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Geoscience Major

A minimum of 35 credit hours is required for the major and must include the Geoscience Core (20 credit hours), the Geoscience Tools (6 credit hours), the Professional Experience (3 credit hours), and Electives (6 credit hours) listed below. Students must also complete MATH 131 or 151. The Geoscience Major is not available to students majoring in geography or meteorology.

Geoscience Core
Complete all of the following courses:
GEO 104 Geomorphology 4 cr.
GEO 215 Introduction to GIS 3 cr.
GEO 404 Advanced Geomorphology 3 cr.
MET 103 Meteorology 4 cr.
MET 215 Climatology 3 cr.
GSC 493 Geoscience Seminar 3 cr.
Total . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 cr.

Geoscience Tools
Complete two of the following courses:
GEO 225 Cartography 3 cr.
GEO 230 Remote Sensing 3 cr.
GEO 361 Research Design 3 cr.
GEO 415 Advanced GIS 3 cr.
GSC 291 Topics in Geoscience Tools 3 cr.
Total . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 cr.

Professional Experience
Complete one of the following courses:
GEO 385 Field Study in Geography 3 cr.
GEO 486 Internship in Geography 3 cr.
MET 385 Field Study in Meteorology 3 cr.
MET 486 Internship in Meteorology 3 cr.
Total . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 cr.

Electives
Complete two of the following courses:
GEO 204 National Parks 3 cr.
GEO 260 Environmental Conservation 3 cr.
GEO 285 Natural Hazards 3 cr.
GSC 290 Topics in Geoscience 3 cr.
GSC 495 Independent Study 3 cr.
MET 216 Introduction to Meteorological
Observation and Analysis 3 cr.
MET 279 Severe Storm Nowcasting 3 cr.
MET 319 Tropical Meteorology 3 cr.
Any geology course through the VIGGA Program
at Indiana University Northwest 3 cr.
An additional Geoscience Tools or Professional Experience course 3 cr.
Total . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 cr.

Geoscience Minor

A minimum of 17 credit hours is required for the minor and must include GEO 104, GEO 215, GEO 404, MET 103, and MET 215. The Geoscience Minor is not available to students majoring in geography or meteorology.

 

 

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