Minor in Geology
The Minor in Geology offers students majoring in other fields the opportunity to gain foundational knowledge in geology and geological materials. Students in the minor complete Mineralogy, the “building block” course for all of geology, and two introductory courses. Students then choose two elective classes from a variety of topic areas, including hydrogeology, paleontology and petrology.
The following requirements must be fulfilled: A minimum of 18 credits, including 12 credits in required courses and at least 6 credits in elective courses.
|Two courses selected from the following:|
|GEOL 1002||Historical Geology|
|GEOL 1001||Physical Geology|
|GEOL 1005||Environmental Geology|
|Two upper-level GEOL courses selected from the following:|
|GEOL 2112||Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology|
|GEOL 2122||Structural Geology|
|GEOL 2151||Introduction to Paleontology|
|GEOL 2333||Evolution and Extinction of Dinosaurs|
|GEOL 3128||Sedimentology and Stratigraphy|
|GEOL 3191||Geology of Energy Resources|
|GEOL 4195||Geological Field Methods|