Degree Requirements

University Requirements

See Catalog

School Requirements

None

Departmental Requirements

  1. One course selected from Earth System Science courses: 1, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, 15, 17, 21, or 23. All of the following Earth System Science courses: 60A-B-C, 114, 180, 182, and 192
  2. All of the following courses: Chemistry 1A-B-C and 1LC-LD or H2A-B-C and H2LA-LB-LC, Biological Sciences 93 and 94.
  3. Three courses from the following: Mathematics 2A-B, 4, 7; Social Science 9A-B-C, 10A-B-C; Economics 15A-B; Earth System Science 19, 116, 134.
  4. Four courses from the following: Sociology 1, 2, or 3; Economics 13, 20A-B; Planning, Policy, and Design 4, 134, 139, 140, or 151; Biological Sciences E189; Earth System Science 110, 178; Logic and Philosophy of Science 60.
  5. Two electives each from the following three categories:
    1. Any upper-division, 4-unit course in Earth System Science
      (199/H199 may count only once; the combination of 190A and 190B may be used as one elective requirement);
      courses may not be used as electives if counted toward degree requirements.
    2. Chemistry 51A, 51B and 51LB, 51C and 51LC, H52A and H52LA, H52B and H52LB, H52C;
      Biological Sciences 20, 55, 65, 97, 98, 99, E106, E138; E140; E150; E151; E160; E161L; E166; E167; E172; E174; E175; E176; E178; E179; E179L; E181; E182; E184; E186; E189 Physics 3A, 3B, 3C, 7C, 14, 20A, 20B, 20C, 20D.
    3. Economics 100A-B-C, 141A-B-C, 142A-B-C, 144A-B-C, 144T, 145E, 145L;
      Sociology 31, 43, 44, 110, 141, 147A, 171. Planning, Policy, and Design 135.

Other courses may be substituted for approved electives by petition.

Sample Schedule

Fall Winter Spring
Freshman
ESS 1 Mathematics 2A Statistics 7
Chemistry 1A Chemistry 1B Chemistry 1C/1LC
Gen Ed / Elective Gen Ed / Elective Gen Ed / Elective
  Gen Ed / Elective Gen Ed / Elective
Sophomore
ESS 60A ESS 60B ESS 60C
Chemistry 1LD Gen Ed / Elective Gen Ed / Elective
Gen Ed / Elective Gen Ed / Elective Gen Ed / Elective
Junior
Bio Sci 93 Bio Sci 94 ESS 114
ESS 116 ESS 180 ESS 182
Approved Elective Approved Elective Approved Elective
Elective Elective Elective
Senior
ESS Elective ESS Elective Approved Elective
Approved Elective Approved Elective Approved Elective
Approved Elective Elective Elective
Elective Elective