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					                                                FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY
                                                Curriculum Map For The Academic Learning Compact
                                                                         Earth Sciences - BA
Degree Program Student Learning Outcomes                                                Courses




                                                                                          Geological Map Analysis




                                                                                                                                     Structural Geology
                                                                                                                     Hydrogeology
                                                                         Stratigraphy
                                                            Petrology
                                                           GLY          GLY              GLY                        GLY             GLY
                                                           4300         4511             3760                       4822            4400
Content/Discipline Knowledge
A. Demonstrate proficiency in any three of the
following:
1. the origin, composition, and classification of
                                                              x
igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks
2. stratigraphic principles applied to interpreting the
                                                                            x
rock record and sediments, depositional
                                                                                               x
3. constructing and interpreting geologic maps.
4. principles of hydrogeology as applied to surface
                                                                                                                        x
and groundwater flow
5. description and analysis of faults, folds, and
                                                                                                                                         x
fractures.
B. Demonstrate a broad understanding of
                                                              x             x                  x                        x                x
environmental issues as they relate to the Earth
Critical Thinking

1.Use the scientific method to review the appropriate
                                                              x             x                                                            x
literature, collect data, analyze the results, and solve
a problem in the Earth Sciences or the environmemt.
                                           FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY
                                           Curriculum Map For The Academic Learning Compact
                                                                   Earth Sciences - BA
Degree Program Student Learning Outcomes                                          Courses




                                                                                    Geological Map Analysis




                                                                                                                               Structural Geology
                                                                                                               Hydrogeology
                                                                   Stratigraphy
                                                      Petrology
                                                     GLY          GLY              GLY                        GLY             GLY
                                                     4300         4511             3760                       4822            4400
Oral and Written Communication
1.Present a seminar on an undergraduate project to
                                                        x             x                                                            x
peers and professors.
2.Write an article in the accepted style for Earth
Sciences that is in a format appropriate for            x             x                                                            x
publication.

				
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