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Curriculum

Core curriculum requirements

Course Number Course Name Total Units Faculty Notes
GEOPHYS 112 Exploring Geosciences with MATLAB 3 Mukerji  
GES 140 Remote Sensing of Land 4 Lyons  
ESS 162 Fundamentals of GIS 4 Lyons  
GES 212 Topics in Geomorphology 3 Hilley  
GES 311 Interpretation of Tectonically Active Landscapes 3 Hilley  
GES 312 Analysis of Landforms 3 Hilley  
GES 313 Modeling of Landforms 3 Hilley  
  Total Core 23  

Electives

Course Number Course Name Total Units Faculty
GES 250 Sedimentation Mechanics 4 Lowe
GES 251 Sedimentary Basins 3 Graham
GES 240 Data Science for Geoscience 4 Caers
GEOPHYS 220 Tectonics 3 Klemperer
GEOPHYS 288A Crustal Deformation 5 Segall
GEOPHYS 288B Crustal Deformation 5 Segall
GEOPHYS 290 Tectonophysics 3 Zoback
  Total Electives (Potential) 27  
  • MS requirements: Core curriculum + 10 elective units
  • PhD requirements: Core curriculum + 24 elective units