Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
2007 Catalog
Bloomsburg University Academic Programs
Academic Catalog

Geoscience (BS) (Environmental Science)

The following course sequence sheet is for illustrative purposes only and should not be construed as formal academic advisement. Course selections and sequence may vary depending on course availability and counsel from your academic adviser. You should consult an academic adviser before developing an actual academic plan.

To assist in your planning; see degree requirements.

Cr. First Semester Cr. Second Semester
351.100 Environmental Geology351.120 Physical Geology
452.115 Chemistry for Sciences I151.121 Physical Geology Lab
353.109 College Algebra (or other Math Course)452.116 Chemistry for Sciences II
320.101 Composition I353.141 Intro to Statistics (or other Math Course)
 or General Education Group A (Humanities)3General Education Group A (Humanities)
109.100 Optional University Seminar or 20.101 Composition I
14Total Semester Credits14Total Semester Credits
Cr.Third SemesterCr.Fourth Semester
341.105 Environmental Issues & Choices341.242 Map Skills (Geography Elective)
351.259 Oceanography450.114 Concepts Biology I
451.260 Earth Materials (Geoscience Elective)351.255 Meteorology
3General Education Group A (Humanities)3General Education Group A (Humanities)
1General Education Fitness/Recreation Skills3General Education Group B (Social Sciences)
14Total Semester Credits16Total Semester Credits
Cr.Fifth SemesterCr.Sixth Semester
451.265 Geomorphology (Geoscience Elective)341.240 Writing Env. Careers (2nd Writing Course)
454.111 Introduction to Physics I350.250 Wetland Ecology
450.115 Concepts Biology II3General Education Group A (Humanities)
3General Education Group B (Social Sciences)3General Education Group B (Social Sciences)
1General Education Fitness/Recreation Skills3Free Elective
16Total Semester Credits15Total Semester Credits
Cr.Seventh SemesterCr.Eighth Semester
451.368 Stratigraphy & Sed. (Geoscience Elective)341.360 Principles of GIS I (Geography Elective)
3General Education Group B (Social Sciences)351.470 Groundwater Hydrology (Geoscience Elective)
3General Education Communications3Free Elective
3Free Elective3Free Elective
3Free Elective3Free Elective
16Total Semester Credits15Total Semester Credits


The sequence of General Education courses is an example only; they may be taken in any order.

Major Electives shown as an example only; consult advisor for current schedule of department electives.

The department suggests 05.291 Hiking, Backpacking & Orienteering as Fitness/Recreation Course.

Two Courses selected for the Major, General Education OR Free Elective must also quality as Diversity courses. See list of Diversity Courses and consult advisor.