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Geosciences Courses

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Geology Courses

(All courses carry 3 credits unless otherwise noted.)

101 The Earth (PS) (both sem) 4 cr
103 Introductory Oceanography (PS) (both sem)
105 Dynamic Earth (PS) (2nd sem)
109 The Nature of Mountains (PS)
131 Experiencing Geology (both sem) 1 cr
197M The World Under A Microscope
201 History of the Earth (2nd sem) 4 cr
231 Geological Field Methods (2nd sem)
285 Environmental Geology (PS) (2nd sem)
307 Geologic Writing (2nd sem)
311 Mineralogy (1st sem) 4 cr
321 Petrology (2nd sem) 4 cr
331 Geological Mapping (1st sem)
415 Introduction to Geochemistry (1st sem alt yrs)
431 Structural Geology (2nd sem)
439 Field Problems (both sem) 2-6 cr
445 Sedimentology (1st sem)
483 Environmental Evolution (both sem)
485 Applied Environmental Geology (1st sem) 4 cr
515 X-ray Fluorescence Analysis (2nd sem) 2 cr
517 Sedimentary Geochemistry (2nd sem alt yrs)
519 Aqueous and Environmental Geochemistry (2nd sem alt yrs) 4 cr
531 Tectonics (2nd sem alt yrs) 4 cr
539 Advanced Geological Mapping (1st sem)
563 Glacial Geology (1st sem) 4 cr
567 Planetary Geology (2nd sem alt yrs)
571 General Geophysics (1st sem)
573 Environmental Geophysics
575 Paleomagnetism (1st sem)
587 Hydrogeology (2nd sem) 4 cr
591 Volcanology
591C Introduction to Climate Modeling
595D Oceans and Climate 4 cr
591G Granites and Rhyolites (1st sem)
591M Micropaleontology
597P Paleoceanography
597A Tectonophysics

The following graduate courses are also open to undergraduates.

621 Sedimentary Petrology (2nd sem)
631 Brittle Fracture Analysis (1st sem alt yrs) 4 cr

Additional electives can be chosen in physical geography. For details, see the Geography course listing.

Geography Courses

(All courses carry 3 credits unless otherwise noted.)

100 Global Environmental Change (PS) (2nd sem)
102 The Human Landscape (SBG) (both sem)
150 The Earth Transformed: World Environmental Issues (SB)
250 Natural Disasters (I) (1st sem)
314 Writing in Geography (2nd sem)
320 Latin America (2nd sem)
330 East Asia (2nd sem)
332 Southeast Asia (SBG) (1st sem)
340 Quantitative Methods (R2) (1st sem)
350 Maps, History, and Worldview
352 Computer Mapping
354 Climatology (1st sem)
360 Economic Geography (SBU) (1st sem)
362 Land Use and Society (SB) (1st sem)
364 Geography of Development
370 Urban Geography (SBU) (1st sem)
372 Urban Issues (2nd sem)
392Q Qualitative Methods and Ethics in Geography
420 Political Ecology
444 Sense of Place and Environmental Perception
458 Climatic Change (2nd sem)
492W Geographic Films (2nd sem)
497S Indigenous Peoples and Conservation
498A Exploring the New England Landscape (1st sem) 6-9 cr
530 Population and Environment (1st sem)
560 Geomorphology (2nd sem)
566 Water Resource Policy
591Q Introduction to Remote Sensing
594A Introduction to GIS
595A Advanced GIS

Earth Systems Courses

See descriptions under the Geology program for odd-numbered courses, and under the Geography program for even-numbered courses.

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