# Geology – Major (Science) – Bachelor of Science (Honours)

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Plans of study for students who were admitted to a Geology Plan after May 2020
GEOL-M-BSH
Subject:  Administered by the Department of Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering.
Plan:  Consists of 72.0 units as described below.
Program:  The Plan, alone, or in combination with a Minor in another subject, and with sufficient electives to total 120.0 units, will lead to a Bachelor of Science (Honours) Degree.

1. Core
A. Complete the following:
GEOL 104The Dynamic Earth3.00
GEOL 107History of Life3.00
B. Complete the following:
GEOL 200Oceanography3.00
GEOL 221Geological Field Methods3.00
GEOL 232Mineralogy3.00
GEOL 235Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology3.00
GEOL 238Surficial Processes, Sedimentation and Stratigraphy3.00
GEOL 249Geophysical Characterization of the Earth3.00
C. Select 3.00 units from the following:3.00
Introduction to Statistics
Introduction to Statistics
Introduction to Statistics
D. Select 10.50 units from the following:10.50
Geological Field School
Field Studies in Geology I
Problems in Sedimentary Geology
Analysis of Rock Structures
Geochemical Characterization of Earth Processes
E. Complete the following:
GEOL 400Advanced Geological Sciences Field School3.00
GEOL 401Field Studies in Geology II1.50
or GEOL 402 Problems in North American Geology
GEOL 488Geology of North America3.00
2. Option
A. GEOL9.00
B. Select 6.00 units from the following:6.00
General Chemistry
Differential and Integral Calculus
Differential and Integral Calculus
Differential and Integral Calculus I
and Differential and Integral Calculus II
Fundamental Physics
General Physics
Introductory Physics
Basic Physics
PHYS 107
3. Supporting
A. Select 12.00 units from the following:12.00
General Chemistry
Differential and Integral Calculus
Differential and Integral Calculus
Differential and Integral Calculus I
and Differential and Integral Calculus II
Fundamental Physics
General Physics
Introductory Physics
Basic Physics
PHYS 107
Electives
Elective Courses48.00
Total Units120.00

## 4. Notes

A. 100- through 300-level geology courses within the core are prerequisites for most 300- and 400-level courses, and should normally be completed before the end of the third year of study

B. A maximum of 6.0 units from courses offered by other Faculties and Schools may be counted toward the program and/or Plan Requirements. This includes courses in BMED, COMM, GLPH, LAW, NURS and courses in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.