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TRANSFER FROM CLC:
Geosciences

68-75 credits

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Transfer Policies

Students transferring from non-baccalaureate institutions to Parkside may generally transfer up to 72 credits earned at non-baccalaureate institutions toward the 120 credits required for degree completion. UW-Parkside may accept additional credits toward the degree where appropriate. A minimum of 15 credits numbered 300 or above must be completed at Parkside.

Geosciences catalog information

Graduation Requirements  |  Geosciences

 

The following requirements are in addition to the university general education requirements. Please use this guide in tandem with the Degree Requirements Transfer Guide.

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE GEOSCIENCES MAJOR  | 68-75 credits

The geosciences major requires a selection of core courses and courses in a concentration. Students select one of two concentrations: environmental geosciences or earth science.


Required Core Courses  |  25 credits

CLC COURSE PARKSIDE NAME PARKSIDE COURSE
ESC 122 OR GEO 122 Origin and History of the Earth GEOS 102
- Introductory Geology Laboratory GEOS 104
ESC 221 OR GEO 221 Minerals and Rocks GEOS 200
- Environmental Geology GEOS 330
- Stratigraphy and Sedimentation GEOS 355
- Environmental Sampling, Monitoring, and Assessment GEOS 445
- Senior Seminar GEOS 495
- Geoscience Applications GEOS 496

 

CONCENTRATION COURSES  | 43-50 credits




Environmental Geosciences Concentration  |  48-50 credits
 

Required Courses  |  48-50 credits
Choose one:

CLC COURSE PARKSIDE NAME PARKSIDE COURSE
ESC 121 Introductory Geology GEOS 101
- Great Lakes Water Resources
OR
Fundamentals of Climate Change
GEOS 106
OR
ENVS 109
- Introduction to Geochemistry GEOS 331
- Geophysics GEOS 345
- Hydrogeology GEOS 361
- Aqueous and Contaminant Geochemistry GEOS 431
- Remediation Science and Technology GEOS 470
- Applied Hydrogeology GEOS 465
MTH 122 OR MTH 127
AND MTH 123
OR
MTH 118/ MTH 124/ MTH 144
College Algebra II
AND
Trigonometry
OR
College Algebra II w/Trigonometry
MATH 112
AND
MATH 113
OR
MATH 114
MTH 145 Calculus & Analytic Geometry I
OR
Mathematics for Geosciences
MATH 221
OR
GEOS 295
CHM 121

General Chemistry I
AND
General Chemistry Lab I

CHEM 101
AND
CHEM 103
CHM 123 General Chemistry II
AND
General Chemistry Lab II
CHEM 102
AND
CHEM 104
PHY 120 Principles of Physics PHYS 101




 





Earth Science Concentration  |  43 credits

 

Required Courses  |  31 credits
Choose one:

CLC COURSE PARKSIDE NAME PARKSIDE COURSE
ESC 120/ GEO 120
OR
ESC 121/ GEO 121
OR
BIO 148/ ESC 224/ GEO 224
Earth in Perspective
OR
Introductory Geology
OR
Introduction to Environmental Studies
GEOS 100
OR
GEOS 101             
OR
ENVS 101
- Great Lakes Water Resources GEOS 106
- Fundamentals of Climate Change ENVS 109
- Geomorphology GEOS 301
- Soils, Weathering and Surficial Processes GEOS 320
- Glacial Geology GEOS 420
- Energy ENVS 335
MTH 105/ MTH 117/ MTH 140 OR
MTH 142
Survey of Mathematics
OR
Elementary Statistics
MATH 102
OR
MATH 103
CHM 140
OR
CHM 142
The World of Chemistry
OR
Chemistry of the Environment
CHEM 100
OR
ENVS 102


Elective Courses  |  12 credits
Supporting courses must be 300 and above and at least six credits must be geoscience credits.

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