GEOLOGICAL SCIENCES
Sample Four-Year Degree Plan
Bachelor of Science Degree in Geological Sciences (total: 186 Units) 
Year 11 Fall Winter Spring Summer  
Courses Units Courses Units Courses Units Courses Units Total
ENGL 101 4 ENGL 102 4 WPE3 0     51 UNITS
MATH 2062 4 GEOL 252 4 CHEM 103 5    
GEOL 150 4 MATH 207 4 BLOCK A2 4    
CHEM 101 5 CHEM 102 5 GEOL 201 4    
    NSS 101 2 GEOL 202 2    
Total 17 Total 19 Total 15 Total  
Year 2 Fall Winter Spring Summer  
Courses Units Courses Units Courses Units Courses Units Total
HIST 202A or 202B 4 GEOL 321 4 PHYS 103 4     47 UNITS
BLOCK E 4 GEOL 300 2 BLOCK C2 5    
PHYS 101 4 GEOL Elective 1 GEOL 360 4    
BLOCK A3 4 PHYS 102 4 BLOCK C3 4  
    BLOCK C1 4        
Total 16 Total 15 Total 16 Total  
Year 3 Fall Winter Spring Summer  
Courses Units Courses Units Courses Units Courses Units Total
GEOL 372 4 BLOCK D2 4 GEOL 370 4     44 UNITS
GEOL 410 4 BLOCK D3 4 GEOL 398 4    
BLOCK D1 4 GEOL 402 4 GEOL 430 4    
POLS 150 4 GEOL Elective 4        
               
Total 16 Total 16 Total 12 Total  
Year 4 Fall Winter Spring Summer  
Courses Units Courses Units Courses Units Courses Units Total
UD THEME 14 4 UD THEME 2 4 UD THEME 3 4 GEOL 460A 5 46 UNITS
GEOL 400 4 GEOL 401 5 GEOL Elective 4 GEOL460B 3
GEOL Elective  4 GEOL Elective 4 GEOL Elective 1    
      BLOCK B1 4  
               
Total 12 Total 13 Total 13 Total 8
1Remedial math and/or English course may be required depending on the entering student's score on standard placement tests (ELM and EPT)
2Students must complete Math 102 and 103 prior to enrolling in Math 206.
3The Writing Proficiency Examination (WPE) must be passed prior to completion of 135 quarter units, including transferable units.
4 Students who have not satisfied the diversity requirement through their lower division GE  should select theme courses  which also satisfy the diversity requirement.