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Core curriculum requirements  
Course Number Course Name Total Units Faculty Notes
GES 212 Topics in Geomorphology 3 Hilley Class must be repeated at least three times
GES 131 EES II: Fluvial Systems and Landscape Evolution 3 Loague
GEOPHYS 112 Exploring Geosciences with MATLAB 3 Mukerji
GES 140 Introduction to Remote Sensing 3 Zebker
GES 144 Fundamentals of GIS 4 Seto
GES 237 Surface and Near-Surface Hydrologic Response 3 Loague
GES 287 Tectonics, Topography, and Climate Change 3 Chamberlain
GES 2?? Landscape Development in Actively Deforming Regions 4 Hilley
Total Core 26 units
Electives
Course Number Course Name Total Units Faculty Notes
GES 250 Sedimentation Mechanics 4 Lowe
GES 251 Sedimentary Basins 3 Graham
GES 215A Advanced Structural Geology and Rock Mechanics 5 Pollard/Aydin
GES 215B Advanced Structural Geology and Rock Mechanics 5 Pollard/Aydin
GES 240 Geostatistics for Spatial Phenomena 4 Journel
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) 37 units
- MS requirements: Core curriculum + 10 elective units
- PhD requirements: Core curriculum + 24 elective units