Bachelor of Arts in Earth Sciences - Quantitative Reasoning Category I/II and Stretch English

120 Total Units Required
Minimum Number of Units in the Major: 49

This roadmap is a suggested plan of study and does not replace meeting with an advisor. Please note that students may need to adjust the actual sequence of courses based on course availability. Please consult an advisor in your major program for further guidance.

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterUnits
CHEM 115 General Chemistry I: Essential Concepts of Chemistry (Major Science and Math Foundation) 5
ENG 104 Writing the First Year: Finding Your Voice Stretch I 1 3
MATH 226 Calculus I (Major Science and Math Foundation, B4) 2,3 4
GE Area A 4 3
 Units15
Second Semester
ENG 105 Writing the First Year: Finding Your Voice Stretch II (A2) 1 3
MATH 227 Calculus II (if selecting PHYS 220/PHYS 222) 4
 
Select One Set of Courses (Major Science and Math Foundation): 3-4
General Physics I
and General Physics I Laboratory (B1, B3)
 
General Physics with Calculus I
and General Physics with Calculus I Laboratory (B1, B3)
 
GE Area A 3
GE Area B: Life Science (B2) 3
 Units16-17
Third Semester
ERTH 400 Earth Systems I (Major Earth Sciences Foundation) 3
Science and Math Foundation Elective 6 3
GE Area C 3
GE Area D 3
GE Area E 3
 Units15
Fourth Semester
ERTH 205 Techniques in Earth Sciences (Major Earth Sciences Foundation) 2
GE Area C - Take Two 6
GE Area D - Take Two 6
 Units14
Fifth Semester
Earth Sciences Elective (19 units) - Take Two 7 6
GE Area UD-B: Upper-Division Physical and/or Life Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
SF State Studies or University Elective - Take Two 5 6
 Units15
Sixth Semester
ERTH 500 Earth Systems II (Major Earth Sciences Foundation) 3
Earth Sciences Elective (19 units) - Take One 7 3
GE Area UD-C: Upper-Division Arts and/or Humanities (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
SF State Studies or University Elective 5 4
 Units13
Seventh Semester
ERTH 600GW Earth's Climate History - GWAR 3
Earth Sciences Elective (19 units) - Take Two 7 6
GE Area UD-D: Upper-Division Social Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
SF State Studies or University Elective 5 3
 Units15
Eighth Semester
Select One (Major Culminating Experience): 4
Geoscience Partners in K-12 Education  
Earth Sciences Capstone Presentation
and Senior Project
 
Earth Sciences Elective (19 units) - Take One 7 4
SF State Studies or University Elective - Take Three 5 9
 Units17
 Total Units120-121