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University of Canterbury: Geology & Geophysics

Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences

Major: Geology & Geophysics

Study Abroad University: University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand

Purdue Semester: Spring

Purdue Year: Sophomore

Purdue course curriculum for that semester

  • EAS 244 Earth Materials II, or Earth History (3xx), or Plate Tectonics (3xx), or other EAS elective.
  • Physics or Biol sequence
  • General Education or similar elective
  • Free Elective

Study Abroad course replacement options

  • GEOL 230 Field Studies, GEOL 233 Crustal Deformation Processes, GEOL 234 Stratigraphy & Paleontology
  • PHYS 113 Waves, Thermodynamics, Materials or PHYS 224 Electricity & Magnetism, BIOL Elective, or Elective
    MATH, other Science Elective, or Elective
  • Select from the Liberal Arts area for general education electives or from Science for option electives

Information about University

University of Canterbury, located near the Pacific coast of the South Island of New Zealand, has about 13,000 students on a single campus. The University has an international reputation for excellence in teaching and research and is located on a modern, suburban campus that offers extensive sporting and recreational activities to complement its scholastic reputation. Christchurch, the largest city on the South Island, is a beautiful town with outdoor cafes lining a lazy river.

 

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