DEES current Teaching Grid

The department of Earth & Environmental Sciences offers over 50 undergraduate and graduate courses through Columbia College, the School of General Studies, and the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. In addition, there are many courses offered through other departments and schools of the university that may be of interest to students enrolled in Earth & Environmental Sciences.

Comprehensive Course List (titles only; see below for descriptions)

Undergraduate Courses

Graduate Courses - Graduate School of Arts & Sciences (GSAS)

Courses of Related Interest offered through other divisions of the University


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Department Courses with Online Content

The following courses have web sites maintained separately from the University CourseWorks system.  Where noted, these websites are no longer updated but are maintained online for public accessibility only.

UN1001 Dinosaurs and the History of Life (no longer updated)

UN1003 Science and Society

UN1010 Geological Excursion to Death Valley, California

UN1201 Environmental Risks and Disasters

UN1900 Geological Excursion to the Eastern Sierra, California

UN2100 The Climate System (no longer updated)

UN2200 The Solid Earth System (no longer updated)

UN2300 The Life System (no longer updated)

BC3800-BC3801y Senior Research Seminar

UN3901 Environmental Science Senior Seminar

GU4050 Global Assessment and Monitoring Using Remote Sensing

GU4051 Advanced Applications of Remote Sensing and Image Processing

GU4223 Sedimentary Geology

GU4300 Earth's Deep Interior

GU4835 Wetlands and Climate Change

GU4937 Cenozoic Paleoceanography

GU4941 Principles of Geophysics

GU4947 Plate Tectonics

G6943, Myths & Methods in Modeling, is no longer offered as it has been superceded by a sequence of courses in Applied Math: E4300, E4301 and E4302

E3101 Applied Math I

E4300 Numerical Methods