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Master of Earth Science

  • Graduate Program Coordinator: James McNamara
  • Environmental Research Building, Room 4165
  • Phone: (208) 426-1354
  • E-mail: jmcnamar@boisestate.edu

Master of Earth Science

Course Number and TitleCredits
Select one of the following core clusters:
Geology Core (4 of the following 6 courses)
GEOS 523 Advanced Geomorphology
GEOS 525 Whole Earth Geochemistry
GEOS 541 Plate Tectonics
GEOS 560 Volcanology
GEOS 607 Paleoclimatology and Paleoceanography
GEOS 611 Basin Analysis
Hydrologic Science Core
GEOS 512/CE 512 Hydrogeology
GEOS 516 Hydrology
GEOS 518 Applied Hydrologic Modeling
GEOS 526/CE 526 Aqueous Geochemistry
Geophysics Core
GEOPH 501 Properties and Processes in Geophysics I
GEOPH 502 Properties and Processes in Geophysics II
GEOPH 605 Inversion Theory and Geophysical Applications
11-12
Elective coursework in geosciences and related fields.
Elective coursework must be approved by the student’s supervisory committee and the Department’s graduate programs committee.
23-24
GEOS 598 Graduate Seminar1
GEOS 690 Master’s Comprehensive Examination1
Total37-38