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NOTE: New course numbers took effect in fall 2015. Former course num- bers are included in course descriptions in this catalog and at this website: registrar.vanderbilt.edu/faculty/course-renumbering/course-lookup/. Program of Concentration in Earth and Environmental Sciences ±hree options are available within the EES major. All provide a solid grounding in the earth and environmental sciences. ±he differences are in requirements for supporting sciences and mathematics and for research. Option I provides a background for careers or post-graduate work in related fields such as teaching, law, or business and for some graduate programs and employment opportunities in earth and environmental sci- ences. Option II prepares students well for graduate work and careers in the earth and environmental sciences. Option III (Honors) is designed for excellent, highly motivated students who want to pursue research as undergraduates. Required EES courses 32 credit hours toward major for all options EES 1510/1510L 4 EES 2510 (or 1020 prior to fall 2011) 4 EES 3220 (or 3220W prior to fall 2012) 4 EES 3250 4 EES 3260 4 EES 3330 4 EES 3340 4 EES 4961 1 One additional course selected from the following: EES 2110, 4420, 4550, 4600, 4820, 4830, 6200,6891 3 Option I. Provides students with a comprehensive back- ground in geoscience. In addition to the courses listed above, students are required to take one course each from two of the following groups.
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89 A & S Group A: Physical World Physics I (Physics 1601/1601L 4 hr or Physics 1901 5 hr) Chemistry I (Chemistry 1601/1601L 4 hr) Astronomy (2110 3 hr) Group B: Earth Life Biological Sciences (1100/1100L 4 hr or 1510/1510L 4 hr or 1103 4 hr or 2218 4 hr or 2219 4 hr or 2238/2238L 4 hr) Group C: Quantitative Skills Calculus I (Math 1100 4 hr or 1200 3 hr or 1300 4 hr) Statistics (Math 1010 3 hr) Total credit hours: 38–41 Option II. Provides students with most course work needed for a career or graduate studies in geoscience. Students take the required EES courses and complete the following: Physics I (1601/1601L 4 hr) Chemistry I (1601/1601L 4 hr) Calculus I (Math 1200 3 hr or 1300 4 hr) Total credit hours: 43–44 In addition, the second semesters of Chemistry, Physics, and Calculus as well as one or more courses in Biological Sci- ences are highly recommended to complete courses commonly required for graduate school or employment. Recommended selections include: Physics II (1602/1602L 4 hr) or Chemistry II (1602/1602L 4 hr) or Calculus II (Math 1201 3 hr or 1301 4 hr) Biological Sciences (1100/1100L 4hr or 1510/1510L 4 hr or 1103 or 2218 4 hr or 2219 4 hr or 2238/2238L 4 hr) or Astronomy (2110 3 hr) Option III. Honors. Provides research experience as well as course work preparation for a career or graduate studies in earth or environmental sciences. Course work is the same as for Option II with the addition of EES 4998 and 4999 (4 credit hours). Total credit hours: 47–48 Interested students should apply to the undergraduate adviser for entry into the Honors program before the end of fall semester, junior year. A minimum of a 3.3 grade point aver- age both overall and in the major is required for entry into the Honors program.
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