University of Guelph 2003-2004 Undergraduate Calendar

X--Degree Programs, Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)

Earth Surface Science (ESS)

Department of Geography, College of Social and Applied Human Sciences.

Department of Land Resource Science, Ontario Agricultural College.

This program combines elements of Geomorphology, Geology and Meteorology and focuses on the study of processes and properties of the abiotic component of the environment.

Students planning to enter this program should consult counsellors in one of the departments. For program approval, students should contact the B.Sc. counsellor in the Department of Geography.

Major (Honours Program)

Semester 1

BIOL*1030 [0.50] Biology I

CHEM*1040 [0.50] General Chemistry I

GEOG*1300 [0.50] Introduction to the Biophysical Environment

PHYS*1110 [0.50] Introductory Physics with Applications I

0.50 Mathematics course from:

MATH*1080 [0.50] Elements of Calculus I

MATH*1200 [0.50] Calculus I

Semester 2

BIOL*1040 [0.50] Biology II

CHEM*1050 [0.50] General Chemistry II

PHYS*1130 [0.50] Introductory Physics with Applications II

0.50 Arts or Social Science elective

One of:

GEOL*1000 [0.50] Principles of Geology

GEOL*1050 [0.50] Geology and the Environment

Semester 3 and 4

GEOG*2000 [0.50] Geomorphology

GEOG*2110 [0.50] Climate and the Biophysical Environment

GEOL*2020 [0.50] Stratigraphy

GEOL*2150 [0.75] Glacial Geology

MET*2030 [0.50] Meteorology and Climatology

SOIL*2010 [0.50] Soil Science

0.50 Arts or Social Science elective

0.50 elective

0.50 Mathematics/Computer Science from:

CIS*1200 [0.50] Introduction to Computing

CIS*1500 [0.50] Introduction to Programming

MATH*1210 [0.50] Calculus II

MATH*2080 [0.50] Elements of Calculus II

One of:

GEOG*2460 [0.50] Analysis in Geography

STAT*2040 [0.50] Statistics I

Semester 5 and 6

GEOG*3000 [0.50] Fluvial Processes

GEOG*3610 [0.50] Environmental Hydrology

GEOL*2110 [0.50] Earth Material Science

GEOL*3190 [0.50] Environmental Water Chemistry

1.50 from List A

1.50 electives

Semester 7 and 8

GEOG*4150 [0.50] Sedimentary Processes

1.50 from List A

3.00 electives

List A

GEOG*3620 [0.50] Desert Environments

GEOG*4250 [0.50] Coastal Processes

GEOG*4690 [1.00] Geography Field Research

GEOL*3060 [0.50] Groundwater

GEOL*3090 [0.50] Applied Structural Geology

GEOL*4090 [0.50] Sedimentology

GEOL*4130 [0.50] Clay and Humic Chemistry

MET*3050 [0.50] Microclimatology

Other Requirements


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