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Foundation Courses|Earth System Science

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Earth System Science
Elise Pendall, Director
110 Aven Nelson Bldg.
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: (307) 766-6293

The Foundation courses are listed in the table below, divided by topic area and with choices in some topics.

Course Title Credits
Life 1010 (SB) General Biology 4
Life 2XXX List
(choose one of the following):
MICR 2021 Microbiology 4
LIFE 2022 Animal Biology 4
LIFE 2023 Plant and Fungal Biology 4
CHEM 1020 or 1050

General Chemistry I
(with Quantitative Analysis)

CHEM 1030 or 1060 General Chemistry II
(with Quantitative Analysis)
MATH 2200 (QA) Calculus I 4
MATH 2205 (QB) Calculus II 4
PHYS 1210/1310 (SP) College Physics I 4
Geographic Information Systems List
(choose one of the following):
GEOG 4200 Geographic Information Systems I 4
ANTH 4160 GIS in Anthropology 3

Remote Sensing List
(choose one of the following):

BOT/GEOL 3150 Survey of Remote Sensing Applications 3
BOT/GEOL/GEOG 4111 Remote Sensing of Environment 3
Biogeochemistry List
(choose one course from the following):
BOT 4780 Biogeochemistry 4
CHEM 3610 Principles of Biogeochemistry 4
GEOL 3500 Global Change: A Geologic Perspective 4
GEOL 4777 Geochemistry of Natural Waters 3
SOIL 4535 Soil Biogeochemistry



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