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Course offerings are subject to change depending on departmental resources. If you have concerns about making satisfactory progress or completing your degree, please contact ESS Student Services.

Time Schedule

Course # Course Title Instructor Prerequisites Notes
ESS 101 Introduction to Geological Sciences (5) Terry Swanson Not open for credit to students who have taken ESS 105 or ESS 210
ESS 400 Field Geology (12) Mike McGroder Field Camp A: ESS 211; ESS 212; ESS 213; one course selected from ESS 311, ESS 312, ESS 313, or 314; Field Camp B: ESS 211; ESS 212; ESS 213; one course selected from ESS 311, ESS 312, ESS 313, or 314; ESS 420
ESS 400 Field Geology (12) Alexis Licht Field Camp A: ESS 211; ESS 212; ESS 213; one course selected from ESS 311, ESS 312, ESS 313, or 314; Field Camp B: ESS 211; ESS 212; ESS 213; one course selected from ESS 311, ESS 312, ESS 313, or 314; ESS 420
ESS 401 Field Geology with GIS (12) Shane Schoepfer ESS 211; ESS 212; ESS 213; ESS 420; and either ESS 311, ESS 312, ESS 313, or ESS 314
ESS 401 Field Geology with GIS (12) Steven Walters ESS 211; ESS 212; ESS 213; ESS 420; and either ESS 311, ESS 312, ESS 313, or ESS 314
ESS 449 Intensive Field Experience in Biology (3-5) David Grossnickle
ESS 492 Undergraduate Teaching Experience and Outreach (1-2, max. 2) Terry Swanson
ESS 498 Independent Study (1-5) TBA Faculty code required.
ESS 499 Undergraduate Research (* max. 15) TBA
ESS 510 Field Methods in Applied Geology II (3) Kathy Goetz Troost, L.G. ESS 509; three of ESS 420, ESS 454, ESS 526, ESS 527, or ESS 547
ESS 597 Applied Geoscience Investigation (1-5, max. 10) TBA ESS 592 and permission of instructor Credit/no-credit only
ESS 600 Independent Study or Research (*) TBA
ESS 601 Internship (*) TBA Permission of instructor
ESS 700 Master's Thesis (*) TBA
ESS 800 Doctoral Dissertation (*) TBA