University Bulletin 2017-2018

Earth Sciences

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  • ES 492
    Honors Earth Sciences Sem - H
    3 TO 4 cr

    Multidisciplinary (Geography, Geology, Meteorology) topics not covered in current Department of Earth Sciences courses. Topic announced prior to registration. Prerequisites: acceptance into the University Honors Program, the Earth Sciences Departmental Honors Program, or by permission of the Chair of Earth Sciences. (Completion of this course is required for the Earth Sciences Departmental Honors students)

  • ES 497
    Senior Thesis Prospectus - H
    2 cr

    With the guidance and advice of a Senior Thesis Committee, students will identify a suitable research project in Earth Sciences (Geography, Geology, Meteorology) and develop a thesis prospectus to conduct this research during their senior year. The Senior Thesis prospectus will be evaluated by the committee which must pass it before thesis research can formally begin. Prerequisites: establishment of a senior thesis committee; acceptance into the Departmental Honors Program.

  • ES 499
    Senior Honors Thesis - H - W
    3 cr

    With the guidance and advice of a Senior Thesis Committee, students will carry out an in-depth research project in Earth Sciences (Geography, Geology, Meteorology) according to an accepted Thesis Prospectus during their senior year. This course will be repeated for up to six (6) credits. Prerequisites: Geography, Geology, Meteorology major, senior status; acceptance into the Departmental or University Honors Program.

    Pre-requisite: ES 497 Minimum Grade of C or HON 301 Minimum Grade of C and (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)