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University of Calgary Calendar 2018-2019 Faculty of Arts 4. Program Details 4.29 Geography 4.29.7 BSc Honours Earth Science
4.29.7 BSc Honours Earth Science

A. FACULTY OF ARTS REQUIREMENTS

Students must adhere to the applicable Faculty of Arts requirements in 3.4 Graduation.

B. MAJOR-FIELD WITH HONOURS REQUIREMENTS

Students must successfully complete a minimum of 66 units (11.0 full-course equivalents) in the Field of Earth Science and fulfill the following requirements:

1. Core Courses:

a. 3 units (0.5 full-course equivalent) Archaeology 201;

b. 3 units (0.5 full-course equivalent) from Archaeology 453, 515, 531, 596;

c. 15 units (2.5 full-course equivalents) Geography 211, 231, 305, 313, 391;

d. 3 units (0.5 full-course equivalent) from Geography 307 or Geology 353;

e. 9 units (1.5 full-course equivalents) Geology 201, 202, 313;

f. 3 units (0.5 full-course equivalent) from Geophysics 351 or 355;

g. 3 units (0.5 full-course equivalent) from Geology 307, Geography 417, Archaeology 417, 515, 533.26;

h. 3 units (0.5 full-course equivalent) from Geophysics 375 or Geography 311;

i. 9 units (1.5 full-course equivalents) Geology 337, 343, 381 or 9 units (1.5 full-course equivalents) from Earth Science 401 and 501*.

   * Students who have completed Chemistry 203 may take the Geology sequence.

2. Upper-Level Earth Science Options: 6 units (1.0 full-course equivalents) from:

3. Methods: 3 units (0.5 full-course equivalent) Geography 333 or 357.

4. Capstone: 6 units (1.0 full-course equivalent) Archaeology 596 or Geology 510; or 3 units (0.5 full-course equivalent) Geography 598 and 3 additional units (0.5 full-course equivalent)from #2 above.

Note: It is critical that students wishing to major in Earth Sciences complete the prerequisites for Geophysics 351 and 355 (Mathematics and Physics) during the early stages of their program or risk delays in graduation.

C. OTHER REQUIREMENTS

1. Mathematics:

2. Chemistry: 3 units (0.5 full-course equivalent) Chemistry 201 or 211

3. Physics

D. DEGREE OPTIONS

The BSc in Earth Science can be taken with Co-operative Education. See section 3.4.4 Co-operative Education Programs for information and requirements.