Geosciences (Biogeoscience & Paleontology), B.S.

Requirements for a Concentration in Biogeoscience & Paleontology

Concentration Requirements
Thirteen semester hours including the following:
GEO 3435Invertebrate Paleontology4
Select nine hours from the following:9
Global Biogeochemical Cycles
Earth System Science
Vertebrate Paleontology
Evolutionary History of Plants
No more than six hours from the following:
Global Soil Systems
Climate Change and Society I
Monsoon Climatology and Paleoclimatology
Remote Sensing
Human Osteology
Human Biological Variation
The Human Fossil Record
Human Evolutionary Anatomy
Climate Change Biology
Molecular Cell Biology
Genomics and Bioinformatics
Foundations of Evolutionary Biology 1
General Microbiology
and General Microbiology Lab
Plant Physiology
and Plant Physiology Lab
Aquatic Biology
BIO 4431
General Biochemistry
Senior Thesis
Mentored Research Experience
Required Courses in Other Fields
MTH 1321Calculus I3
MTH 1322Calculus II3
or STA 2381 Introductory Statistical Methods
Sixteen semester hours from the following:16
Human Ecology: Our Place in Nature
Modern Concepts of Bioscience
and Modern Concepts of Bioscience Laboratory
Modern Concepts of Bioscience, continued
and Modern Concepts of Bioscience Laboratory
Basic Principles of Modern Chemistry I
and General Chemistry Laboratory I
Basic Principles of Modern Chemistry II
and General Chemistry Laboratory II
General Physics for Natural and Behavioral Sciences I
General Physics for Natural and Behavioral Sciences II
General Physics I
General Physics II
No more than four hours from:
Introduction to Human Evolution
Introduction to Archaeology
Introduction to Meteorology
Introduction to Energy Commerce
Introduction to Computer Science I with Laboratory
Exploring Environmental Issues
and An Introduction to Environmental Analysis (Lab)
Total Hours35

BIO 3366 is a recommended course.