Environmental Earth Science – Recommended Course Sequence

Recommended Course Sequence:
Environmental Earth Science Major (BS)

Check all course descriptions for prerequisites before planning course schedule.

First Year:
EES104Dynamic Earth w/Lab (LAC TINS1)4
EES130Ancient Environments w/Lab4
CHE210/212General Chemistry I w/Lab4
CHE211/213General Chemistry II w/Lab4
ENG100College Writing (LAC: TIW)3-4
MAT130Precalculus (LAC: TIM)3
HPE104Health & Wellness (LAC: TIHW)2
LAC130Liberal Arts Colloquium (LAC: TIQ)3-4
LACTeir IOne of TIA, TIHT, TIH, or TISS 2,33
FYR174Resources, Research, and Responsibility3
Clustered with EES Gateway Course2 • First-Year Requirement3
1
Total30-32
Second Year:
EES224Landform Analysis (for EES majors meets LAC: TIINs)4
EES330Mineralogy and Rock Analysis4
EES340Geographic Information Systems (for EES majors meets LAC: TII-IT)4
MAT243Calculus I3-4
LACTier IRemaining Tier 1 course from TIA, TIHT, TIH, or TISS9
LACTier IIOne of TIICE, TIICP, or TII-IS3
ElectiveFrom EES recommended list3
Total30
Third Year:
EES322Hydrology4
EES344Sedimentology and Stratigraphy4
EESAdvanced Classes First of three required courses3-4
PHY204Physics I4
or
PHY208Physics I with Calculus4
PHY205Physics II4
or
PHY209Physics II with Calculus4
LACTier IITwo TII classes from TIICE, TIICP, or TII-IS6
ElectiveFrom EES recommended list3-4
Total28-30
Fourth Year:
EES202Writing Intensive Course (counts as 2nd Adv. EES)3-4
EES350Field Methods4
EES356Structural Geology and Environmental Applications4
EESAdvanced classes 3rd of three required courses3-4
LACTier IIRemaining TII classes from TIICE, TIICP, or TII-IS3
LACTier IIILiberal Arts Capstone3
ElectiveFrom EES recommended list10
Total29-30
Total Credits

1: 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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