Office of the Registrar
Faculty of Science (2007/2008)
3.30 Joint Major in Earth Sciences/Physics

This program was formerly in the Earth Sciences section of the calendar as a General B.Sc. Degree in Geophysics. The following courses will be required:

  1. English 1080 and 1110 (or equivalents), Mathematics 1000 and 1001, Earth Sciences 1000 and 1002, Chemistry 1010 and 1011 (or equivalent), Physics 1050 and 1051 (or Physics 1020, 1021 and 1051).

  2. Earth Sciences 2030, 2031, 2400, 2401, 2502, 2905, 3170, 3172; plus a 3 credit hour course in Earth Sciences 4100 series.

  3. at least 30 credit hours in Physics courses at the 2000 level or higher, including Physics 2055, 2056 or 2750, 2820, 3220, 3500.

  4. One of Physics 3810 or Applied Mathematics/Pure Mathematics 3202.

  5. Mathematics 2000 and 2050.

  6. Other courses to complete at least a minimum requirement of 120 credit hours in courses for the General Degree.

Any change in the program of study must have the prior approval of the Heads of the two Departments concerned.