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Department of Geology and Geophysics|Undergraduate

Undergraduate Minor Degree Requirements

Undergraduate Minor

A minor in geology requires 20 hours of coursework in the Department of Geology and Geophysics. Students are required to take GEOL 1100 or Geol 1200 (4); GEOL 2000 (4); GEOL 3400, 3500, or 3600; and 8 addition credits in consultation with their advisor. A grade of C or better is required in each of these courses. At least 12 credit hours in a minor must be from courses not being counted toward the student's major.

  • GEOL 1100 Physical Geology OR GEOL 1200 Historical Geology
4
  • GEOL 2000 Geochemical Cycles and the Earth System 
4
  • GEOL 3400 Geological Hazards OR GEOL 3500 Global Change OR
                GEOL 3600 Earth and Mineral Resources
4
  • Addition geology course credits
8

TOTAL 

20 credits

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