Geology Minor

The undergraduate Geology minor provides a means for students majoring in physics, chemistry, civil engineering, forest engineering, and related fields to develop a strong geology background as part of their program.

Students must complete a minimum of 14 unique credits in the minor that do not fulfill requirements of majors, minors, options or certificates.

Required
GEO 201*PHYSICAL GEOLOGY4
or GEO 101 *THE SOLID EARTH
Select one of the following:4
*EARTH SYSTEMS SCIENCE
*PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY
GEO 203*EVOLUTION OF PLANET EARTH4
GEOG 360GISCIENCE I: GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND THEORY4
Select 11 credits of the following:11
EARTH MATERIALS I: MINERALOGY
EARTH MATERIALS II: PETROLOGY
SURFACE PROCESSES
STRUCTURAL GEOLOGY
STRATIGRAPHY AND SEDIMENTOLOGY
IGNEOUS PETROLOGY
EARTH MATERIALS III: PETROGRAPHY
^VOLCANOLOGY
GEOCHEMISTRY
APPLIED GEOMORPHOLOGY
^GEOPHYSICS AND TECTONICS
GLACIAL GEOLOGY
HYDROGEOLOGY
QUATERNARY STRATIGRAPHY OF NORTH AMERICA
Total Hours27

Minor Code: 550