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Bachelor of Science Paleontology Subject Area


General Information


The subject area requirements listed on this page are part of the Bachelor of Science  offered by the Faculty of Science. Students must ensure they are familiar with and follow all University Regulations  and Faculty of Science Regulations  in addition to the program requirements outlined below.

To find a description about this area of study, please visit Our Degrees of the Faculty of Science webpage.

Subject Area Courses


Paleontology subject area courses include all courses at the 200-level or higher that satisfy specific requirements or options in the respective Honors or Major requirements, as listed below, and all courses at the 200-level or above with course designators EAS and PALEO.

Subject area courses are used in various subject area GPA calculations. Please see Faculty of Science Admission Requirements , Academic Standing , Internal Changes to Program and/or Subject Area  and Graduation  for more information.

Honors in Paleontology Requirements


27 units from:


6 units from:


  • any 400-level course with the following course designators:
    • EAS
    • PALEO

Notes:


  1. Some courses appear on more than one list. Students may not use the same course to satisfy more than one list requirement.
  2. To fulfill the knowledge requirements for registration as a professional geoscientist (P. Geo.) through APEGA (Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta), meet with an EAS program advisor to discuss appropriate course selections. Current syllabus and registration information is available from the Department of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences or APEGA. Full information is available at www.apega.ca.
  3. Some courses are offered in alternate years only, so plan your schedule appropriately.

Major in Paleontology Requirements


21 units from:


6 units from:


  • any 400-level course with the following course designators:
    • EAS
    • PALEO

Notes:


  1. Some courses appear on more than one list. Students may not use the same course to satisfy more than one list requirement.
  2. To fulfill the knowledge requirements for registration as a professional geoscientist (P. Geo.) through APEGA (Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta), meet with an EAS program advisor to discuss appropriate course selections. Current syllabus and registration information is available from the Department of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences or APEGA. Full information is available at www.apega.ca.
  3. Some courses are offered in alternate years only, so plan your schedule appropriately.