NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY - FARGO, N D



Updated: June 7, 2013

DEPARTMENT OF GEOSCIENCES
NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY

CORE REQUIREMENTS


Course Number Course Name Credits
Geosciences, Geography and Soil Science Courses
Geog 455 Intro to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) 4
Geol 105 / 105L Physical Geology, w/ lab 4
Geol 106 / 106L The Earth Through Time, w/ lab 4
Geol 440 Quaternary Biology 4
Geol 457 Structural Geology 4
Geol 410 Sedimentology/Stratigraphy 4
Geol 412 Geomorphology 3
Geol 420 / 421 Mineralogy, w/ lab 4
Geol 422 / 423 Petrology/Petrography, w/ lab 4
Geol 450 Field Geology 3
Geol 491 Seminar (take twice) 2
Soil Sci 444 Soil Genesis and Survey 3
Geol 301, 302, or 496 Field Experience 2
Subtotal
45
Mathematics Courses
Math 103,105 College Algebra and Trigonometry (as needed) 6
Math 146,147 Applied Calculus I and II 8
or
Math 165, 166 Calculus I and II 8
Subtotal
8 - 14
Chemistry Courses
Chem 121 / 121L General Chemistry w/ lab I 4
Chem 122 / 122L General Chemistry w/ lab II 4
or
Chem 150 / 160 Principles of Chemistry w/ lab 4
Chem 151 / 161 Principles of Chemistry w/ lab 4
Subtotal
8
Physics Courses
Physics 211 / 211L College Physics I w/ lab 4
Physics 212 / 212L College Physics II w/ lab 4
or
Physics 251 / 251L University Physics I w/ lab 6
Physics 252 / 252L University Physics II w/ lab 5
Subtotal
8 - 11
Skills Courses
Comp. Sci. 122
or 160
or 227
BASIC
Computer Science I
Computing Fundamentals I
3
English 324 Writing in the Sciences 3
Subtotal
6

TOTAL CORE REQUIREMENTS
75 - 84

The course planner for the next few years.
College of Science and Mathematics Student Curriculum Guides (including Geology)