Program Grid II

Note: This program details the courses required for completing the BSc Major in Geoscience, while at the same time completing the academic requirements outlined in the APEGBC 2017 Environmental Geoscience Checklist for registration as a Professional Geoscientist

Course Number

Course Name

Credits

APEGBC Equivalent

Notes

English 1

100-level English

3

 

 

English 204

Business & Technical Writing

3

EG-C2

1

MATH 100 or 121

Calculus I

3

FS-A1

2

MATH 101 or 122

Calculus II

3

COM-B1

3

Non-Science 100-499

Non-Science Elective I

3

 

 

CHEM 140

Chemistry Fundamentals I

4

FS-A3

2

CHEM 141 or 142

Chemistry Fundamentals II

4

COM-B2

3

GEOG 101

Environmental Geography

3

 

 

GEOL 111

Discovering Planet Earth

4

 

 

GEOL 112

Understanding Earth's History

4

 

 

GEOL 115

Lab & Field Studies in Earth Science

3

 

 

GEOG 211

Atmospheric Environments

3

 

 

GEOG 212

Earth Environments

3

 

 

GEOG 228

Spatial Analysis

3

 

 

GEOL 200

Mineralogy and Petrology

3

COM-A1

4

GEOL 201

Sedimentology and Stratigraphy

3

COM-A2

4

GEOL 202

Earth Structures

3

COM-A3

4

GEOL 206

Field Geology and Geol. Mapping

3

COM-A4

4

MATH 181 or 211 or 254

Statistics I

3

COM-B6

3

GEOG 328

Geographic Information Systems

3

EG-C42

1

GEOL 300

Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology

3

EG-C34

1

GEOL 303 Engineering Geology
3
FEG-A4
5
GEOL 307 Applied Geophysics
3
FEG-A1
5

GEOL 308

Geochemistry (UL Geology Elective I)

3

FEG-A2

5

GEOL 304

Hydrogeology (UL Geology Elective II)

3

FEG-A3

1 & 5

GEOL 305

Quaternary Geology(UL Geology Elective III)

3

FEG-A6

1 & 5

GEOG 374

Hydrology (UL Geography Elective I)

3

FEG-A3

1 & 5

GEOG 376

Geomorphology (UL Geography Elective II)

3

FEG-A5

1 & 5

GEOG 326

Remote Sensing (UL Geography Elective III)

3

FEG-A7

1 & 5

Any of GEOL 301, 302, 312, 380, 390, 412, 470, 480, 490 or 491; or
GEOG 372 or 373 (UL Geoscience Elective I)

 

3

 

 

1

Any of GEOL 301, 302, 312, 380, 390, 412, 470, 480, 490 or 491; or
GEOG 372 or 373 (UL Geoscience Elective II)

 

3

 

 

1

Any of GEOL 301, 302, 312, 380, 390, 412, 470, 480, 490 or 491; or
GEOG 372 or 373; or CHEM 301, 302, 311; or RMOT 306 (UL Elective I)

 

3

 

 

1

Any of GEOL 301, 302, 312, 380, 390, 412, 470, 480, 490 or 491; or
GEOG 372 or 373; or CHEM 301, 302, 311;or RMOT 306 (UL Elective II)

 

3

 

 

1

Any of GEOL 301, 302, 312, 380, 390, 412, 470, 480, 490 or 491; or
GEOG 372 or 373;or CHEM 301, 302, 311;or RMOT 306 (UL Elective III)

 

3

 

 

1

Elective 300-499

UL Elective IV

3

 

 

PHYS 111 or 121*

100-level Physics

3

FS-A2

2

PHYS 112 or 122* or any 200 level or higher

Physics Elective

3

COM-B3

3

CSCI 112 or 160

Computing Science Elective

3

COM-B5

 

BIOL 121, 122 or any 200 level or higher Biolology Elective
3
COM-B2  
FRST 151 & FRST 152

Forest Soils I & II

3

FEG-A5

1 & 5

Elective 100-499

General Elective

3

 

 

 

TOTAL:

124

42

 

Table Notes:

  1. Group 2 C – Other Environmental Geoscience Electives (9 courses required). Also BIOL 202, BIOL 262, GEOG 303 and GEOG 428.

  2. Group 1A – Compulsory Foundation Science (3 courses required)

  3. Group 1B – Additional Foundation Science (6 courses required). Not more than 2 in any one subject. 

  4. Group 2A – Compulsory Geoscience (4 courses required)

  5. Group 2B - Foundation Environmental Geoscience (5 courses required). Restrictions include: only one of GEOL 304 or GEOG 374, and one of FRST 151/152 or GEOG 376. Required one minimum and two maximum of FEG A1 and FEG A2; FEG A3 and FEG A4;FEG 5 and FEG 6 and FEG 7.

Other Comments:

  1. Non-Science Elective can be any course outside of the Science discipline numbered 100-499.
    The following courses may not be counted to meet this requirement, although they may be counted as general electives:

    • Any course beginning with the following discipline identifiers: AQUA, ASTR, BIOL, CHEM, CSCI, ENGC, ENGE, ENGM, ENGR, FISH, FRST, GEOL, MATH, PHYS, RMOT, QUME and SCIE.
    • Anthropology: ANTH 111, 213, 214, 341B, 342, 343, 344, 350, 351, 352, 361, 401, 430, 449, 460.
    • Geography: GEOG 211, 212, 221, 226, 228, 326, 328, 372, 373, 374, 376, 428.
    • Psychology: PSYC 200, 204, 205, 206, 300A, 300B, 301, 302, 315, 316, 317A, 319, 323, 324, 345A, 365, 400, 445, 490, 491.
    • Physical Education: PHED 201, 210, 220, 302, 400
  2. GEOG 101 can be used to meet the Non-Science Elective Requirement for the Bachelor of
    Science.
  3. Upper-Level Geology Electives can be any GEOL course numbered 300-499. Only one of GEOL
    380 or 480 can be used to meet the Upper-Level Geology Electives requirement.
  4. Upper-Level Geography Electives must be chosen among GEOG 326, 372, 373, 374, 376 or 428.
    Only one of GEOG 326 or 428 can be used to meet the Upper-Level Geography Electives requirement
  5. The Upper-Level Geoscience Electives can be any eligible courses listed in notes 1 and 2 (above), which have not been used as Upper-Level Geology or Geography Electives.
  6. Upper-Level Electives can be courses in any discipline numbered 300-499.
  7. General Electives can be courses in any discipline numbered 100-499.

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