Bachelor of Science (Geology and Marine Biology)

Bachelor of Science (Geology and Marine Biology)

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 – already on plan

EV1005 Environmental Processes and Global Change

Pre-Requisite: None

Core to Marine Biology – already on plan

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 – already on plan

EA1110 Evolution of the Earth

Pre-Requisite: None

Core to Marine Biology – already on plan

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.

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Level 2

Teaching period 1

Core/Elective

Subject Code

Core to Geology – already on plan

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 Marine Biology – already on plan

BZ2001 Quantitative Methods in Science

Pre-requisite: 6cp of level 1 subjects

Core to Marine Biology – already on plan

MB2050 Functional Biology of Marine Organisms

Pre-Requisite: ZL1001 or BZ1004 or AG1004 or BZ1007

Elective under Marine Biology major

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MB2070 Evolution and Biogeography of Marine Organisms

Pre-Requisite: BZ1001 and (ZL1001 or BZ1004 or AG1004 or BZ1007)

OR

MB2080 (SP2) Invertebrate Biology

Pre-Requisite: BZ1004 or BZ1006 or BZ1007

Teaching period 2

Core/Elective

Subject Code

Core to Geology – already on plan

EA2900 Introductory Field Geology (SP7 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 – already on plan

EV2502 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (SP7 block)

Pre-requisite: 12cp of level 1 subjects

Core to Geology – already on plan

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 Marine Biology – already on plan

MB2060 Marine Ecology and Environmental Assessment

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 – already on plan

EA3100 Igneous Petrology and Processes

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

Core to Geology – already on plan

EA3200 Advanced Structural and Metamorphic Geology

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

Core to Marine Biology – already on plan

MB3150 Fisheries Science

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 Marine Biology major

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Teaching period 2

Core/Elective

Subject Code

Core to Geology – already on plan

EA3510 Geological Mapping (SP6 block)

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

TAKEN CONCURRENTLY WITH EA3511

Core to Geology – already on plan

EA3511 Field Techniques in Geology (SP7 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 Marine Biology – already on plan

MB3200 Marine Conservation Biology

Pre-requisite: (BS2001 or BZ2001 or AG2001) and MB2060

Elective under Marine Biology major

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