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This curriculum leads to a B.S. in hydrogeology. A typical four-year program is illustrated below.

First Year
Fall Credit hours
MATH-1010 Calculus I (4 credits)
CHEM-1100 Chemistry I (4 credits)
ERTH-1100 Geology I (4 credits)
Hum. or Soc. Sci. Elective (4 credits)
Spring Credit hours
MATH-1020 Calculus II (4 credits)
CHEM-1200 Chemistry II (4 credits)
ERTH-1200 Geology II (4 credits)
Humanities or Social Science Elective (4 credits)

Second Year
Fall Credit hours
MATH-2010 Multivar. Calc. and Matrix Algebra (4 credits)
PHYS-1100 Physics I (4 credits)
CSCI-xxxx Computer Science Elective (4 credits)
Humanities or Social Science Elective (4 credits)
Spring Credit hours
MATH-2400 Differential Equations (4 credits)
PHYS-1200 Physics II (4 credits)
Biology Requirement 1 (4 credits)
Humanities or Social Science Elective (4 credits)

Third Year
Fall Credit hours
ERTH-2210 Field Methods (2 credits)
ERTH-2120 Structural Geology (4 credits)
Elective (2-4 credits)
Humanities or Social Science Electives (4 credits)
Spring Credit hours
ERTH-2140 Intro. to Geochemistry (4 credits)
Elective (4 credits)
Elective (4 credits)
Humanities or Social Science Elective (4 credits)

Fourth Year
Fall Credit hours
ERTH-4710 Groundwater Hydrology (4 credits)
ENVE-2110 Intro. to Environmental Engineering (4 credits)
ERTH-4190 Environmental Measurements (4 credits)
Elective (4 credits)
Spring Credit hours
Culminating Experience (3-4 credits)
Electives (10-11 credits)


Biology Requirement
BIOL-1010 if taken in the second year, but may be BIOL-4320 if taken in the third or fourth year.

Electives
A total of 30 credit hours of free electives is required. These electives should be designed to provide a depth of understanding in a subdiscipline of hydrogeology (e.g., geology, mathematics, chemistry, physics, biology, computer science, engineering, etc.). A limited list of suggested courses for free electives includes the following:

ERTH-2100 Introduction to Geophysics
ERTH-4070 Sedimentology
ERTH-4540 Organic Geochemistry
ERTH-4690 Aqueous Geochemistry
BIOL-4320 Geomicrobiology
BIOL-4620 Molecular Biology
BIOL-4700 Fresh Water Ecology Laboratory
CHEM-2210 Organic Compounds and Reactions
CHEM-2220 Organic Synthesis
CHEM-4450 Macroscopic Physical Chemistry
CHEM-4460 Microscopic Physical Chemistry
CHEM-4810 Chemistry of the Environment
CIVL-4240 Finite Element Methods
CSCI-1200 Computer Science II
DSES-4140 Statistical Analysis I
DSES-6110 Introduction to Applied Statistics
ECSE-4510 Discrete Time Systems
ENVE-4220 Environmental Law
MATP-4600 Probability Theory and Applications
MATP-4700 Math. Models of Operations Research
PHYS-2350 Experimental Physics

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