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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 additional credits in consultation with their advisor. A grade of C or better is required in each of these courses. 

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


20 credits
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