Students majoring in other disciplines can choose a minor in:
The Geology Minor is for any student with an interest in the Earth
- Requirements: Twenty-four credits are required, from courses offered by the department. No more than eight credits may be 100-level courses. The department recommends that at least eight credits be selected from the geology core courses: GEOL 301, 302, 303, and 304.
The Geophysics Minor is primarily for students with some
technical background who wish to learn more about geophysics, the physics of
the earth system.
- Requirements: The minor requires 24 credits, which include one four-credit 100-level geology course; PHYS 331, 341; GEOL 450, 453; and either GEOL 344 or 416.
The Geochemistry Minor is for science students (e.g.
chemistry majors) with an interest in the chemical aspects of Earth science.
- Requirements: The minor requires 24 credits. These include any four-credit 100-level GEOL course; GEOL 470; eight credits from among the following CHEM courses: 221, 351 (one of 221 or 351 is strongly recommended), 231, 332, 341, 422, 452, 482 or 484; eight credits from among the following GEOL courses: 303, 304, 416, 423 or 465.
Please refer to the University Bulletin for details on required courses for these minors.