Requirements for the M.S. Degree in Geosciences with a Concentration in Earth and
This non-thesis M.S. requires a total of 31 credits.
Capstone Project (ESS 610)
At the beginning of the semester there will be three lectures on the topic of the
semester, for example energy or time or scale, etc., by faculty from astronomy, atmospheric
science and geology.
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A scientific research report is required for all ESS classes. The research can be
observational research wherein the students each make their own scientific observations
or collect their own scientific data or it can be a literature review.