Marine Sciences (BS): Geology (17MARSCBS-17MARSCGEO)

Semester Display Effective Date: 
Fri, 2011-07-01
FRESHMAN YEAR
Fall SemesterCredit Spring SemesterCredit

CH 101 Chem Molecular SciB,1
CH 102 General Chem LabB,3
ENG 101 Academic Writing & ResearchH,1,4
MA 141 Calculus IA,1
MEA 101 Geology I: Physical2
MEA 110 Geology I Lab2
COS 100 Perspectives on Learning6

3
1
4
4
3
1
1

17

 

CH 201 Chem Quant SciB,1
CH 202 General Quant Lab3
MA 241 Calculus IIA,1
MEA 100 Earth System Science2,5
MEA 202 Geology II: Historical2
MEA 211 Geology II: Lab2

3
1
4
4
3
1

16
 
SOPHOMORE YEAR
Fall SemesterCredit Spring SemesterCredit

MA 242 Calculus III3
MEA 200 Intro to Oceanography2
MEA 210 Oceanography Lab2
MEA 410 Intro Mineralogy & Petrology2
GEP Addtl. Breadth Reqt.F

4
3
1
4
3

15
 

Computer Sci Option3,7
MEA 250 Intro Coastal Env2
MEA 251 Intro Coastal Env Lab2
MEA 450 Sed Petrol & Strat2
PY 205 Physics Engineers & Scientists I1
PY 206 Physics Engineers & Scientists I Lab

3
3
1
4
3
1

15

 
JUNIOR YEAR
Fall SemesterCredit Spring SemesterCredit

MEA 460 Physical Oceanography2
MEA 451 Structural Geology2
HES_*** Health & Exercise Studies CourseE
PY 208 Physics Engineers & Scientists II3
PY 209 Physics Engineers & Scientists II Lab
GEP Social Sciences Reqt.D

3
4
1
4
3

15

 

Advanced Writing Elective12
GEP Interdisc. Persp. Reqt.G
HES_*** Health & Exercise Studies CourseE
MEA 462 Obser Methods & Data Analysis2
Statistical Science Option3,10

3
3
1
3
3

13

 
SUMMER SESSION
Summer SemesterCredit   
MEA 459 Coastal Processes25   
 
SENIOR YEAR
Fall SemesterCredit Spring SemesterCredit

GEP Humanities Reqt.C
MEA 411 Marine Sed Transport2
MEA 570 Geological Oceanography2
MEA 495 Senior Seminar
MEA Restricted Elective2,9

3
3
3
1
3

13

 

Advised Elective2,11
Geophysics Option2,8
GEP Humanities Reqt.C
GEP Social Sciences Reqt.D
GEP Interdisc. Persp. Reqt.G

3
3
3
3
2-3

14-15

 
Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation*I,J,K:123
 
Footnotes:    
 

Major/Program Footnotes:
1
. Grade of C- or higher is required in CH 101, 201; ENG 101; MA 141, 241; PY 205.
2. No more than one D will be accepted in MEA core courses and concentration courses.

3. No more than one D will be accepted in other basic math or science courses.
4. Substitute GEP Additional Breadth Requirement in fall if ENG 101 must be taken in the spring due to course availability.
5. Majors should register for the honors lab section.
6. E 115 may substitute for COS 100.
7. CSC 112 or CSC 114.
8. MEA 470 or MEA 471.
9. MEA Restricted Elective to be selected from MEA/BIO 449, MEA 467, or MEA 473.
10. One of the following: ST 301, ST 361, or ST 371.
11. Any MEA course at the 300 level or higher. Select in consultation with your advisor.
12. Advanced Writing Elective must be selected from ENG 331, ENG 332, and ENG 333. This satisfies the Communication in the Major Co-Requisite.
 

* General Education Program (GEP) requirements and GEP Footnotes:
To complete the requirements for graduation and the General Education Program, the following category credit hours and co-requisites must be satisfied. University approved GEP course lists for each of the following categories can be found at
http://oucc.ncsu.edu/gep-courses.

A. Mathematical Sciences (6 credit hours – one course with MA or ST prefix)
Choose from the University approved GEP Mathematical Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: MA 141, MA 241
B. Natural Sciences (7 credit hours – include one laboratory course or course with a lab)
Choose from the University approved GEP Natural Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: CH 101, CH 102, CH 201
C. Humanities (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Humanities course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: none
D. Social Sciences (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Social Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: none
E. Health & Exercise Studies (2 credit hours – at least one 100-level Fitness and Wellness Course)
Choose from the University approved GEP Health & Exercise Studies course list.
F. Additional Breadth - (3 credit hours to be selected from the following checked University approved GEP course lists)
X Humanities/Social Sciences/Visual and Performing Arts
G. Interdisciplinary Perspectives (5-6 credit hours)
Choose from the University approved GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: none
H. Introduction to Writing (4 credit hours satisfied by completing ENG 101 with a C- or better)

The following Co-Requisites must be satisfied to complete the General Education Program requirements:
I. U.S. Diversity (USD)
Choose from the University approved GEP U.S. Diversity course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the U.S. Diversity (USD) co-requisite. The following course(s) completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill this requirement: none
J. Global Knowledge (GK)
Choose from the University approved GEP Global Knowledge course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the Global Knowledge (GK) co-requisite . The following course(s) completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill this requirement: none
K. Foreign Language proficiency - Proficiency at the FL_102 level is required for graduation.