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Geological Sciences Major

Students intending to continue with Earth and ocean sciences after graduation should complete the following courses: EOS 1 or 2, 11, and 22. In addition, students must select a total of seven more courses from the following groups: three courses from EOS 12, 13, 32, 42, and 52; one course from EOS 131 and 133; and three additional EOS or approved related fields courses. In addition, students must complete Chemistry 1 or 11, and Physics 1 or 11, and one course from Mathematics 21 or 32, Computer Science 11, or Biology 132. The Chemistry and Physics courses must be taken with labs. Chemistry 2, Physics 2 or 12, Mathematics 32 and 34, research experience and a six-week summer field camp are strongly recommended.