Minor Requirements

Minor Requirements

Students may complete a minor in earth and climate sciences (Class of 2024 and beyond) or geology (Classes of 2021, 2022, and 2023) by taking seven courses distributed as follows:

One 100-level earth and climate sciences course, or FYS 476. Coastal Hazards.

Three of the following five courses:
EACS 210. Sedimentary Processes and Environments/Lab.
EA/PH 220. Dynamical Climate.
EACS 223. Earth Materials/Lab.
EACS 230. Earth Structure and Dynamics/Lab.
EACS 240. Environmental Geochemistry/Lab.

Three additional earth and climate sciences courses at the 200 or 300 level, including Short Term courses, and pre-approved earth and climate sciences courses taken in off-campus study programs.

Students completing the environmental studies major with an Ecology and Earth Systems concentration and an earth and climate sciences or geology minor may count no more than one course toward both.

Pass/Fail Grading Option. Pass/fail grading may not be elected for courses counting toward the minor.