University of Guelph 1997-98 Undergraduate Calendar

X--Degree Programs

Earth and Atmosphere Science

Department of Land Resource Science, Ontario Agricultural College.


Semester 3

46-100 Principles of Geology
64-203 Meteorology and Climatology
89-204 Statistics I
Two electives.

Semester 4

02-270 Survey of Natural Resource Economics *
15-201 Ecology
87-201 Soil Science
96-201 Decision-making and Communication Skills
One elective.

*36-210 Economic Growth & Environmental Quality may be substituted.

Semester 5

One of:
63-121 Calculus II
63-208 Elements of Calculus II
89-205 Statistics II
Four electives or restricted electives.

Semester 6

45-361 Geographical Hydrology *
74-207 Philosophy of the Environment
87-360 Remote Sensing
Two electives or restricted electives.
*05-365 may be substituted.

Semester 7

One of:
45-321 Management of the Biophysical Environment
78-337 Environmental Policy Formation and Administration
92-405 Natural Resources Policy
87-411 Land Resources Field Camp
Three electives or restricted electives.

*92-405 Natural Resource Policy may be substituted.

Semester 8

96-401 Colloquium/Project in Environmental Science
Four electives or restricted electives.

Restricted Electives

Students in the Earth and Atmosphere Science major are required to choose 6 courses from the following lists. Students are encouraged to consult with the departmental advisor for assistance.

List A - Geology
46-202 Stratigraphy
46-210 Geochemistry I: Minerals
46-215 Glacial Geology
46-306 Groundwater
46-409 Sedimentology
List B - Soil Science
87-414 Soil Genesis and Classification
87-306 Chemical Environment of Soils
87-307 Physical Environment of Soils
83-410 Soil Plant Relationships
87-308 Soil and Water Conservation and Reclamation
87-320 Biological Environment of Soils
87-409 Soil Management
List C - Hydrology
05-255 Water Management
05-365 Hydrology *
45-361 Geographical Hydrology *
45-415 Sedimentary Processes
46-306 Groundwater
46-319 Environmental Water Chemistry
87-308 Soil and Water Conservation and Reclamation
*Whichever course is not taken for Earth Atmosphere Science major can be counted as restricted elective.
List D - Atmosphere
64-305 Microclimatology
64-421 Atmospheric Monitoring and Physical Meteorology
45-211 Climate and the Biophysical Environment
64-202 Agrometeorology

1998-99 Undergraduate Calendar
X--Degree Programs
Bachelor of Science in Environmental Sciences - B.Sc.(Env.)

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