Bachelor of Science in Earth Sciences - Quantitative Reasoning Category III/IV and Stretch English

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
ENG 104 Writing the First Year: Finding Your Voice Stretch I 1 3
MATH 197 Prelude to Calculus I (Prerequisite for MATH 226) 2,3 3
GE Area A 4 3
GE Area B: Life Science (B2) 3
GE Area C 3
 Units15
Second Semester
CHEM 115 General Chemistry I: Essential Concepts of Chemistry (Major Science and Math Foundation) 5
ENG 105 Writing the First Year: Finding Your Voice Stretch II (A2) 1 3
MATH 198 Prelude to Calculus II (Prerequisite for MATH 226, B4) 2,3 3
GE Area A 3
 Units14
Third Semester
MATH 226 Calculus I (Major Science and Math Foundation, B4) 2,3 4
GE Area C 3
GE Area D - Take Two 6
GE Area E 3
 Units16
Fourth Semester
MATH 227 Calculus II (Hidden Prerequisite if Selecting PHYS 220/222) 4
 
Select One Set of Courses (Major Science and Math Foundation): 5 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 C 3
GE Area D 3
 Units14
Fifth Semester
ERTH 400 Earth Systems I (Major Core) 3
Select One Set of Courses (Major Science and Math Foundation): 5 4
General Physics II
and General Physics II Laboratory
 
General Physics with Calculus III
and General Physics with Calculus III Laboratory
 
Major Emphasis (34 units) - Take Two 6 6
GE Area UD-B: Upper-Division Physical and/or Life Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
 Units16
Sixth Semester
ERTH 205 Techniques in Earth Sciences (Major Core) 2
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 6 6
 Units17
Seventh Semester
Major Emphasis (34 units) - Take Four 6 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) 7 1
Culminating Experience - Select One 7 3-4
Major Emphasis (34 units) - Take Three 6 10
GE Area UD-C: Upper-Division Arts and/or Humanities (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
 Units17-18
 Total Units124-125