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Option III Geophysics

Course Requirements

Students choosing the geophysics option will complete the following courses.

Course Credit Hours
Earth Science: Physical Geology (ES 131) 4
Introduction to Geophysics (ES 350) 4
Data Analysis in Geophysics (ES 365) 3
Tectonics (ES 410) 3
Seismology (ES 420) 4
Directed Research (ES 495) 2
*Intermediate Laboratory (PH 356W) 4
Electricity and Magnetism (PH 447) 3
Classical Dynamics (PH 471) 3
Senior Assessment Seminar (PH 498) 1
** Physics Electives (300 - 400 level) 3
Total 34

Supporting Mathematics Courses:

Mathematics Calculus I, II, III (MA 125, 126, 227) 12
Applied Differential Equations (MA 238) 3
Total 3 - 14

* These courses are required in the major field if not completed as part of the General Education component.

** Option III and IV require a second major or a second degree approved area.