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University of California, Santa Barbara
Earth Science - Paleobiology Emphasis B.S.

Earth Science is the study of the earth - of its rocks, minerals and records of ancient life, and of the physical, chemical and biological processes, past and present, at work in the earth's interior, on its surface, and within its envelope of water and air. An applied science, geoscience draws from a number of disciplines, mixing the practical with the theoretical. Paleobiology is the study of fossils as evidence for the patterns and processes of evolution over geological time. The paleobiologist seeks to understand the geological context in which a fossil is found and to interpret the biology of the fossil from a sound knowledge of living organisms. Transfer students are admitted to pre-major status until all prerequisites are satisfied.

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