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Foundations & Breadth:

BIO 41 or BIO 43 or BIO 43H or BIO 101 or EARTHSYS 30 or HUMBIO 2A & 2B or
    EARTHSYS 116
CHEM 31A & 31B or 31X
ECON 1
GS 1A, B, or C or GS 4 or EARTHSYS 117
MATH 19, 20, 21 or 41, 42
CME 100 (preferred), or MATH 51 and 52 (MATH 52 not required if CME 100 completed)
PHYSICS 41, and PHYSICS 45 or GEOPHYS 110
Statistics: BIO 174H or ECON 102A or STATS 110 or 116 or 141
EARTHSYS 10
EARTHSYS 111
EARTHSYS 112
EARTHSYS 210A, B, or C (Senior Capstone & Reflection)
EARTHSYS 210P (Capstone Project)
EARTHSYS 260 (Internship) 
WIM: EARTHSYS 200, or another designated WIM course in a related department- must be approved by an advisor. Your WIM course may not also count towards your track or electives, if counted as a WIM.
(These courses must be taken for a letter grade: EARTHSYS 10, 111, 112, 210 A/B/C, 200)

Track:

All track courses and electives must be taken for a letter grade. Six track courses and two electives (eight courses total), and the field experience are required for the Oceans track.

Physics of the Atmosphere and Climate:

Choose One:
CEE 63: Weather and Storms
EARTHSYS 146A (preferred): Atmosphere, Ocean, and Climate Dynamics: The Atmospheric Circulation

Physics of the Ocean:

Choose One:
EARTHSYS 164: Introduction to Physical Oceanography
EARTHSYS 146B: Atmosphere, Ocean, and Climate Dynamics: The Ocean Circulation
(EARTHSYS 146B can be taken in addition to EARTHSYS 164 and would count as an elective.)

Spatial Analysis:

EARTHSYS 141: Remote Sensing of the Ocean

Biological Oceanography:

Choose one:
BIOHOPK 163H: Oceanic Biology
EARTHSYS 151 (preferred): Biological Oceanography
 (*
EARTHSYS 151 and 152 should be taken at the same time.)

Marine Chemistry:

EARTHSYS 152: Marine Chemistry 

Human Dimensions:

Choose One:
BIOHOPK 173H: Marine Conservation Biology
EARTHSYS 175: California Coast: Science, Policy, and Law

Field Experience:

Choose at least one:
1 quarter at Stanford @ SEA
1 quarter abroad at BOSP Australia
1 quarter at the Hopkins Marine Station
*Courses taken during Stanford @ Sea and BOSP Australia cannot be substituted for track requirements but can count toward electives.

Electives: TWO additional courses at the 100-level or above are required. Electives allow students to personalize their Earth Systems curriculum by pursuing higher-level courses offered in their focus area, or by incorporating new academic perspectives. Each must be a minimum of 3 units. See program staff for listing of possible electives.

Track Updated 8/2015