Bachelor of Science in Earth Sciences - Quantitative Reasoning Category I/II and ENG 114

120 Total Units Required
Minimum Number of Units in the Major: 67

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 114 Writing the First Year: Finding Your Voice (A2) 1 3
MATH 226 Calculus I (Major Science and Math Foundation, B4) 2 4
GE Area A 3 3
 Units15
Second Semester
MATH 227 Calculus II (if selecting PHYS 220/PHYS 222) 4
 
Select One Set of Courses (Major Science and Math Foundation): 4 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 E 3
 Units14
Third Semester
ERTH 400 Earth Systems I (Major Core) 3
GE Area B: Life Science (B2) 3
GE Area C - Take Two 6
GE Area D 3
 Units15
Fourth Semester
ERTH 205 Techniques in Earth Sciences (Major Core) 2
Select One Set of Courses (Major Math and Science Foundation): 4 4
General Physics II
and General Physics II Laboratory
 
General Physics with Calculus III
and General Physics with Calculus III Laboratory
 
GE Area C 3
GE Area D - Take Two 6
 Units15
Fifth Semester
Major Emphasis (34 units) - Take Two 5 6
GE Area UD-B: Upper-Division Physical and/or Life Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
GE Area UD-C: Upper-Division Arts and/or Humanities (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
SF State Studies or University Elective 3
 Units15
Sixth Semester
ERTH 500 Earth Systems II (Major Core) 3
ERTH 505 Quantitative Methods in Earth Sciences (Major Core) 3
ERTH 600GW Earth's Climate History - GWAR (Major Core) 3
Major Emphasis (34 units) - Take Two 5 6
 Units15
Seventh Semester
Major Emphasis (34 units) - Take Four 5 12
GE Area UD-D: Upper-Division Social Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
 Units15
Eighth Semester
ERTH 690 Earth Sciences Capstone Presentation (Major Culminating Experience) 6 1
Culminating Experience - Select One 6 3-4
Major Emphasis (34 units) - Take Three 5 10
SF State Studies or University Elective 2
 Units16-17
 Total Units120-121