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Department of Physics and Geosciences
Member, Texas Tech University System The Princeton Review - 373 Best Colleges, 2011 Edition

Four-Year Plan - Bachelor of Science in Geosciences

Total Hours: 120

First Year

Fall
English 1301 3
Geology 1401 4
Chemistry 1411 4
Computer Science 1361 3
   
TOTAL 14
Spring
English 1302 3
Geology 1402 4
Chemistry 1412 4
Minor 3
   
TOTAL 14

Second Year

Fall
ENG (Sophomore Literature) 3
Math 2513 (Calculus I) 5
Geology (advanced)** 4
Geology (advanced)** 3
   
TOTAL 15
Spring
Math 3514 (Calculus II) 5
Geology (advanced)** 4
Geology (advanced)** 3
Minor 3
   
TOTAL 15

Third Year

Fall
History 1301 3
Communications 2301 3
Geology (advanced)** 4
Geology (advanced)** 3
Minor 3
TOTAL 16
Spring
History 1302 3
English 3351 (Technical Writing) 3
Physics 1441 4
Geology (advanced)** 3
Minor 3
TOTAL 16

Fourth Year

Fall
Political Science 2301 3
Physics 2442 or Biology 1480 4
Geology (advanced)** 3
Minor (advanced) 3
   
TOTAL 13
Spring
Political Science 2302 3
Visual and Performing Arts 3
Social Science 3
Geology 3102 (Field Methods) 1
Minor (advanced) 3
TOTAL 13
Summer
Geology 3600 (Field Camp) 6
   
   
   
   
TOTAL 6

*Recommended minors: Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, or Physics. If a student chooses a different minor, this degree may require more than 120 hours.  Electives vary depending on minor chosen.

**Geology (advanced) as defined on the degree program.

***Effective Fall 2013