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EARTH SCIENCES (ES)
 
ES 492 Honors Earth Sciences Seminar 3-4 cr
Multidisciplinary (Geography, Geology, Meteorology) topics not covered in current Department of Earth Sciences courses. Topic announced prior to registration. Prerequisites: Acceptance into the University Honors Program, the Earth Sciences Department Honors Program, or by permission of the Chair of Earth Sciences. (Completion of this course is required for Earth Sciences Departmental Honors students.)
 
ES 497 Senior Thesis Prospectus 2 cr
With the guidance and advice of a Senior Thesis Committee, students will identify a suitable research project in Earth Sciences (Geography, Geology, Meteorology) and develop a thesis prospectus to conduct this research during their senior year. The Senior Thesis prospectus will be evaluated by the committee, which must pass it before thesis research can formally begin. Prerequisites: establishment of a senior thesis committee; acceptance into the Departmental Honors Program.
 
ES 499 Senior Honors Thesis-H 3 cr
With the guidance and advice of a Senior Thesis Committee, students will carry out an in-depth research project in Earth Sciences (Geography, Geology, Meteorology) according to an accepted Thesis Prospectus during their senior year. This course will be repeated for up to six (6) credits. Prerequisites: Geography, Geology or Meteorology major, senior status; acceptance in the Departmental Honors Program; satisfactory completion of ES 497.
 
 

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