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College of Science

Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences

Additional Requirements for Entry into the Upper Division in All EAPS Options

A student pursuing a major in atmospheric science, earth/space science teaching, environmental geosciences, or geology and geophysics must satisfy the following requirements before being permitted to enter the upper division:

1. Completion of MA 16100 (Plane Analytic Geometry and Calculus I) (5 cr.), and MA 16200 (Plane Analytic Geometry and Calculus II) (5 cr.); CHM 11500 (General Chemistry) (4 cr.) and CHM 11600 (General Chemistry) (4 cr.); and PHYS 17200 (Modern Mechanics) (4 cr.); or equivalents — each with a grade of "C-" or better; and

2. Completion of required lower-division EAS courses in the student’s major area, each with a grade of "C-" or better. For the application of these requirements, entry into the upper division is defined as registration for the semester that includes EAS 35300 (Surface Processes) (3 cr.) or EAS 35400 (Plate Tectonics) (3 cr.) for geology and geophysics or earth/space science teaching; or EAS 42100 (Atmospheric Thermodynamics) (3 cr.) for atmospheric science.