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Study Abroad - University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand

Study Abroad CanterburyPurdue semester:
Geology & Geophysics: Spring semester, sophomore or junior year
Atmospheric Science: Spring semester, sophomore year

Purdue course curriculum

Atmospheric Science
(Spring)

Geology & Geophysics
(Spring-Sophomores)
Geology & Geophysics
(Spring-Juniors)

EAPS 422 Atmos. Dynamics I
EAPS 432 Synoptic Lab II
EAPS 532 Atmospheric Physics I

EAPS 319 Exploring Earth through Time
EAPS elective

EAPS 354 Plate Tectonics

MATH or STAT Elective

Physics or Biology lab-science sequence

EAPS 309 Data Analysis Appl. in Geosciences

General Education or EAPS Elective

General Education or EAPS Elective

General Education or EAPS elective

EAPS or Free Elective

Free Elective

Free Elective

Study Abroad course replacement options

Atmospheric ScienceGeology & Geophysics or Earth/Space Science Teaching

GEOG 205 - Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) - Fall
GEOG 201 Environmental Processes - Spring

GEOL 230 - Field Studies, GEOL 233 - Crustal Deformation Processes,
or GEOL 234 - Stratigraphy & Paleontology

PHYS 113 - Waves, Thermodynamics, Materials
or PHYS 224 - Electricity & Magnetism,
or elective

PHYS 113 - Waves, Thermodynamics, Materials
or PHYS 224 - Electricity & Magnetism, BIOL elective,
or elective

MATH 109 - Mathematics 1D, MATH 261 - Multivariate Calculus, MATH 251 Linear Systems, MATH 262 Differential Equations & Transforms,
or elective

MATH, other science elective,
or elective

Select from the Liberal Arts area for general education electives or from Science for option electives

Select from the Liberal Arts area for general education electives or from Science for option electives

Brief Information on University of Canterbury:
University of Canterbury, located near the Pacific coast of the South Island of New Zealand, has about 13,000 students on a single campus. The University has an international reputation for excellence in teaching and research and is located on a modern, suburban campus that offers extensive sporting and recreational activities to complement its scholastic reputation. Christchurch, the largest city on the South Island, is a beautiful town with outdoor cafes lining a lazy river.

Get more information on University of Canterbury study abroad programs:
http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/intstud/

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