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LAKEHEAD CALENDAR 2009-2010

Lakehead 2009-2010 Academic Units Undergraduate Programs and Courses Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies Department of Geology Geology Programs
Geology Programs

The department offers programs leading to Bachelor and Master of Science degrees.

Students are also advised of the interdisciplinary programs in Geoarchaeology, page 179 and Water Resource Science, page 200.

1. BSc (Geology Major)

Four Year program
Students choose elective courses in consultation with their Department Counsellor.

First Year:
(a) Geology 1111, 1131
(b) Chemistry 1110, 1130*
(c) English 1011 and 1031
(d) Mathematics 1160
(e) Physics 1101 or 1113 and 1133**

*Students planning to major in Geology who lack OAC Chemistry or equivalent, must register for Chemistry 1050/1070 as a science elective. After successful completion of Chemistry 1050/1070 one of the following will apply:

(a) In Year 2 the student registers for Chemistry 1110/1130 as one of the one and one half course electives.
(b) If the final mark in Chemistry 1050/1070 is at least 80%, the Department may waive the Chemistry 1110/1130 requirement. In this case the student must select a full course in Science from the electives in Year 2 of the program.
**Students planning to major in Geology who lack Grade 12 U or M Physics may still register for Physics 1101 or 1113 and 1133.

Second Year:
(a) Geology 2112, 2214, 2215, 2217, 2219, 2310, 2318
(b) One and a half FCE electives

Third Year:
(a) Geology 3110, 3130, 3216, 3217, 3310, 3311, 3410
(b) Mathematics 2321
(c) A half-course elective

Fourth Year:
(a) Geology 4137, 4161, 4215, 4313, 4411
(b) One FCE from: Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics or Physics
(c) One FCE from*: Engineering 3139, 3633, 5038; Forestry 2110, 2350; Geography 2351, 3251, 3311, 4211, 4231, 4311, 4331; or any courses in Biology, Chemistry or Computer Science
*Prerequisites or permissions are required for some of these courses.


2. Honours BSc (Geology Major)

Four Year program
Students choose elective courses in consultation with their Department Counsellor.

First through Third Year:
The first three years of this program are the same as for the BSc (Geology Major) Four Year program.

Fourth Year:
(a) Geology 4137, 4161, 4181, 4215, 4313, 4411
(b) One FCE from: Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics or Physics


3. BSc (Geology with Major Concentration in Physics)

Four Year program
A four year program leading to a background suitable for those seeking a career in geophysics.

First Year:
(a) Geology 1111, 1131
(b) Physics 1101
(c) Chemistry 1110, 1130
(d) English 1011 and 1031
(e) Mathematics 1160 or 1180

Second Year:
(a) Geology 2112, 2214, 2217, 2310, 2318
(b) Physics 2151, 2311
(c) Mathematics 2111
(d) One FCE elective

Third Year:
(a) Geology 2219, 3216, 3310
(b) Physics 2111, 2211 and 2331
(c) Mathematics 2131
(d) One and one-half FCE electives

Fourth Year:
(a) Geology 4313, 4411
(b) Physics 3211, 3231
(c) One FCE elective
(d) One half-course elective in Physics
(e) One half-course elective in Geology or Physics
(f) Geology 4161 (may be a Geophysics project)


4. HBSc (Geology with Major Concentration in Physics)

Four Year program
A four year program leading to a background suitable for those seeking a career in geophysics.

First through Third Year:
The first three years of this program are the same as for the BSc (Geology with Major Concentration in Physics) Four Year program.

Fourth Year:
(a) Geology 4181 (may be a Geophysics thesis project), 4313, 4411
(b) Physics 3211, 3231
(c) (c) Geology 4161 (may be a Geophysics project)
(d) One half-course elective in Physics
(e) One half-course elective in Geology or Physics


5. BSc (Earth Science Major)

Three Year program

First Year:
(a) Geology 1111, 1131
(b) Chemistry 1110, 1130*
(c) English 1011 and 1031
(d) One FCE elective
(e) One FCE elective offered by the departments of Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematical Sciences or Physics

Second Year:
(a) Geology 2210 or 2217
(b) Geology 2112, 2213, 2214 and 2310
(c) One FCE elective offered by the departments of Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematical Sciences or Physics
(d) One and one-half FCE electives

Third Year:
(a) Geology 3110, 3311 and 3410
(b) An elective course offered by the departments of Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematical Sciences or Physics
(c) Two and one-half FCE electives

*Students planning to major in Geology who lack OAC Chemistry or equivalent, must register for Chemistry 1050/1070 as a science elective. After successful completion of Chemistry 1050/1070 one of the following will apply:
(a) In Year 2 the student registers for Chemistry 1110/1130 as the elective course.
(b) If the final mark in Chemistry 1050/1070 is at least 80%, the Department may waive the Chemistry 1110/1130 requirement. In this case the student must select the Science elective in Year 2 of the program.


6. Honours BSc (Geography with Geology Minor)

Four Year program
See Department of Geography, page 181.


7. HBESc (Earth Science Major)

Four Year program
See Division of Environmental Studies, page 174.


8. Concurrent Programs with Education

A. The Honours BSc (Geology) degree is offered concurrently with a Bachelor of Education degree (I/S Specialization only). Prior to the Professional Year, students should follow the HBSc program requirements; however, they should also include the prior to entry into the Professional Year requirements of the Intermediate-Senior Specialization, as listed on pages 70-71. For more information about concurrent programs, see the Faculty of Education, Department of Undergraduate Studies in Education, starting on page 65.
B. The Honours BSc (Geology) with Major Concentration in Physics degree is offered concurrently with a Bachelor of Education degree. Prior to the Professional Year, students should follow the HBSc program requirements; however, they should also include the prior to entry into the Professional Year requirements of the Primary-Junior, Junior-Intermediate, or Intermediate-Senior Specializations, as listed on pages 70-71. For more information about concurrent programs, see the Faculty of Education, Department of Undergraduate Studies in Education, starting on page 65.
Note:
For students in concurrent honours bachelor degree programs, 1.5 FCEs of required Education courses will be taken instead of electives in the HBSc program, prior to entering the Professional Year.

C. The BSc (Earth Science) 3-year degree is offered concurrently with a Bachelor of Education degree. For more information about the concurrent bachelor degree programs, see the Faculty of Education, Department of Undergraduate Studies in Education, starting on page 65.

9. Master of Science in Geology

See Faculty of Graduate Studies, Graduate Programs offered by the Department of Geology, page 302.