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Earth and Space Science (B.S.)

Administered by Department of Environmental, Geographical, and Geological Sciences

**This Major is only available to Secondary Education Majors**

Effective Spring 2014

As per PRP3604: All students earning a first baccalaureate degree will take at least 30 of their last 45 credits at Bloomsburg University, no more credits are required than the 30 credits. All first baccalaureate students will take at least 50% of credits required for the Major from a PASSHE university. Bloomsburg University may require up to a maximum of 50% of the Major credits. Program exceptions to the policy are to be approved by the Office of the Chancellor.

Core Requirements (10 credits):

EGGS.100 Environmental Science

EGGS.120 Physical Geology

EGGS.242 Map Use and Analysis

Science Requirements (21 credits):

BIOLOGY.114 Concepts in Biology I

CHEM.115 Chemistry for Sciences I

PHYSICS.110 Astronomy

PHYSICS.201 Introductory Physics I

PHYSICS.202 Introductory Physics II

Choose 2 of the following four courses:

EGGS.150 Quantitative Methods in Earth Science

MATH.113 Pre-Calculus

MATH.123 Essentials of Calculus

MATH.141 Introduction to Statistics

Requirements (17 credits):

EGGS.130 Historical Geology

EGGS.255 Meteorology

EGGS.259 Oceanography

EGGS.260 Earth Materials

EGGS.495 Senior Seminar

Electives (Choose Two, 6+ credits):

EGGS.265 Geomorphology

*EGGS.320 Remote Sensing of the Earth

EGGS.330 Special Topics in Field Geology

EGGS.365 Paleontology

EGGS.368 Stratigraphy and Sedimentation

EGGS.369 Structural Geology

EGGS.370 Surface Hydrology

EGGS.390 Special Topics

EGGS.420 Planetary Science

EGGS.460 Aqueous Geochemistry

EGGS.470 Groundwater Hydrology

EGGS.480 Applied Geophysics or Approved Marine Science Courses

EGGS.496 Internship in Environmental, Geographical & Geological Sciences

*Cannot use if also getting GIS minor

Bold is the CAPSTONE course.