Academic Calendar - 2021 ARCHIVE

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2021ARCHIVE

Western Main Campus

Specialization SPECIALIZATION IN GEOPHYSICS - admission discontinued
Faculty of Science - Earth Sciences

Admission to this module is discontinued effective September 1, 2019. Students enrolled in the module will be allowed to graduate until August 31, 2023, upon fulfillment of the program requirements.

Students enrolled in this module who wish to change their enrolment to the new Specialization in Geophysics – For Professional Registration must contact the Department of Earth Sciences.

Admission Requirements

Completion of first-year requirements. Students must have a minimum of 60% in each of the 3.0 principal courses taken, including:

1.0 course: Calculus 1000A/B, Calculus 1500A/B or the former Calculus 1100A/B; and one of Calculus 1301A/B, Calculus 1501A/B, Applied Mathematics 1413.

1.0 course from: (Physics 1301A/B or Physics 1501A/B) and (Physics 1302A/B or Physics 1502A/B), or Physics 1028A/B and Physics 1029A/B with an average of at least 80%.

1.0 course from: Earth Sciences 1022A/B, Earth Sciences 1023A/B, Earth Sciences 1070A/B, Earth Sciences 1081A/B, Earth Sciences 1083F/G, Chemistry 1024A/B, Chemistry 1301A/B, Chemistry 1302A/B or the former Chemistry 1100A/B, the former Chemistry 1200B, Mathematics 1600A/B or the former Linear Algebra 1600A/B.

Note: At least a 0.5 course in Earth Sciences is recommended in first year. If not taken in first year, Mathematics 1600A/B or the former Linear Algebra 1600A/B must be completed before the beginning of third year.

Module/Program Information

9.5 courses:

2.0 courses: Earth Sciences 2200A/B, Earth Sciences 2220A/B, Earth Sciences 2222A/B, Earth Sciences 2250Y.
0.5 course from: Earth Sciences 2201A/B, Earth Sciences 2206A/B.
0.5 course: Applied Mathematics 2402A or the former Differential Equations 2402A.
1.0 course: Physics 2110A/B, Physics 2910F/G.
1.0 course: Calculus 2502A/B and Calculus 2503A/B or Calculus 2302A/B and Calculus 2303A/B.
0.5 course from: Applied Mathematics 3815A/B, Statistical Sciences 2141A/B, Statistical Sciences 2143A/B.
2.5 courses from: Earth Sciences 3320A/B, Earth Sciences 3321A/B, Earth Sciences 3323A/B, Earth Sciences 4420A/B, Earth Sciences 4421A/B, Earth Sciences 4424A/B, Earth Sciences 4451Z.
0.5 course from: Earth Sciences 4423A/B, the former Earth Sciences 4425A/B.
1.0 additional course in Earth Sciences at the 3000 level or above.