Bachelor of Science (Geology / Zoology and Ecology)

Bachelor of Science (Geology / Zoology and Ecology)

Study Plan

 

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Level 1

Teaching period 1

Core/Elective

Subject Code

Core – already on plan

SC1101 Science: Nature, Knowledge and Understanding

Pre-Requisite: None

Core – already on plan

CH1001 Chemistry: A Central Science

Assumed Knowledge: It is assumed that students undertaking this subject will have successfully completed senior Chemistry and Maths B, or will have completed MA1020 and CH1020 or equivalent, prior to enrolment.

Core to Geology major

EV1005 Environmental Processes and Global Change

Pre-Requisite: None

Core to Zoology and Ecology major

BZ1007 Introduction to Biodiversity

Assumed Knowledge: Students enrolling in this subject should have a good understanding of Chemistry, Mathematics and English to Grade 12 (Queensland) or equivalents. Students without high school chemistry and mathematics must complete CH1020 and MA1020 in first year

Teaching period 2

Core/Elective

Subject Code

Core – already on plan

SC1102 Modelling Natural Systems

Pre-requisites: MA1020 or Senior mathematics or equivalent and allow concurrent enrolment for MA1020

Core to Geology major

EA1110 Evolution of the Earth

Pre-Requisite: None

Core to Zoology and Ecology major

BZ1001 Introduction to Biological Processes

Assumed Knowledge: Students enrolling in this subject should have a good understanding of Chemistry, Mathematics and English to Grade 12 (Queensland) or equivalents. Students without high school chemistry should have completed CH1020.

Elective (check availability and ensure you meet pre-requisites.  Choose subjects that are of interest to you or support your career aspirations)

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Level 2

Teaching period 1

Core/Elective

Subject Code

Core to Geology major

EA2220 Minerals and Magmas

Pre-requisite: EA1110 plus at least  9cp level 1 AN, AR, BA, EV, MA, MB, PH, SC  or (BU1004 or BU1104) subjects

Core to Zoology and Ecology major 

BZ2001 Quantitative Methods in Science

Pre-requisite: 6cp of level 1 subjects

Core to Zoology and Ecology major 

BZ2705  Australian Vertebrate Fauna

Pre-requisite: ZL1001 or BZ1004 or AG1004 or BZ1006 or BZ1007

Elective under Zoology and Ecology major

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Teaching period 2

Core/Elective

Subject Code

Core to Geology major

EA2900 Introductory Field Geology

Study Period 7 (Block)

Pre-requisite: EA1110 plus at least  9cp level 1 AN, AR, BA, EV, MA, MB, PH, SC  or (BU1004 or BU1104) subjects

Core to Geology major

EV2502  Introduction to Geographic Information Systems

Pre-requisite: 12cp of level 1 subjects

Core to Geology major

EA2300 Introductory Structural and Metamorphic Geology

Pre-requisite: EA1110 plus at least  9cp level 1 AN, AR, BA, EV, MA, MB, PH, SC  or (BU1004 or BU1104) subjects

Core to Zoology and Ecology major 

BZ2440 Ecology and Conservation

Pre-requisite: BZ1007 or (6cp of level 1 or 2 BZ or EV subjects)

Level 3

Teaching period 1

Core/Elective

Subject Code

Core to Geology major

EA3100 Igneous Petrology and Processes

Pre-requisite: At least 12cp of level 2 EA or EV subjects

Core to Geology major

EA3200 Advanced Structural and Metamorphic Geology

Pre-requisite: At least 12cp at level 2 including EA2220 and EA2300

Core to Zoology and Ecology major 

BZ3740 Wildlife Ecology and Management

Pre-requisite: (BZ1001 or BZ1005) and (BZ2440 or BZ2880 or MB2060) and (BZ1007 or BZ1006 or ZL1001 or BZ1004 or AG1004 or BZ1001 or BZ1003 or AG1003)

Elective under Zoology and Ecology major

Your Options

Teaching period 2

Core/Elective

Subject Code

Core to Geology major

EA3510 Geological Mapping

Study Period 6 Block

Pre-requisite: At least 12cp of level 2 subjects

TAKEN CONCURRENTLY WITH EA3511

Core to Geology major

EA3511 Field Techniques in Geology

Study Period 7 Block

Pre-requisite: At least 12cp of level 2 subjects including EA2220, EA2300, EA2900 and EA3510.  Allow concurrent for EA3510

TAKEN CONCURRENTLY WITH EA3510

Core to Zoology and Ecology major 

BZ3220 Population and Community Ecology

Pre-requisite: (BS2001 or BZ2001 or AG2001) and (BZ2440 or BZ2880 or MB2060 or 3cp of level 2 BZ)

Elective under Zoology and Ecology major

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