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

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 (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