Minor Requirements

Geology Minors. Students may complete a minor in geology by taking seven Geology courses distributed as follows:

One geology or geology cross-listed 100-level course, or FYS 476.

Three of the following four courses:
GEO 210. Sedimentary Processes and Environments/Lab.
GEO 223. Earth Materials/Lab.
GEO 230. Earth Structure and Dynamics/Lab.
GEO 240. Environmental Geochemistry/Lab.

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

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

Students completing a double major in geology and in environmental studies with an Ecology and Earth Systems concentration may count no more than two courses toward both majors.

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