2011-2012 University Catalog 
2011-2012 University Catalog

■ Atmospheric, Oceanic and Earth Sciences

Phone: 703-993-8958
Web: aoes.gmu.edu


Professors: Diecchio, Hazen (Robinson Professor), Kinter, Schneider, Schopf, Shukla, Straus (Chair), Summers*

Associate professors:
Boybeyi, DelSole, Houser**, Huang, Klinger, McBride

Assistant professors:
Jin, Lu

Term professors:

Term associate professors: Nord, Verardo

Term assistant professors: Kysar-Mattietti, Uhen

Term research faculty: Doty

* Primary Affiliation in the School of Physics, Astronomy, and Computational Sciences
** Primary Affiliation in the Geography and Geoinformation Science Department

Course Work

The department offers all course work designated CLIM and GEOL in the Courses  chapter of this catalog.

Honors Program for Earth Science and Geology

Earth science majors who have completed 16 credits of math and science, including GEOL 302 or BIOL 308, with a GPA of 3.00 or higher are eligible to enter the departmental honors program. Transfer students who have an incoming GPA of 3.10 or higher in math and science and a B or better in GEOL 302 or BIOL 308 are also eligible. To graduate with honors in Earth Science students are required to maintain a minimum GPA of 3.00 in math and science and complete the following courses with an average GPA of 3.50 or better: GEOL 410, 411 and 420.


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