The minor in Geology is open to students in all majors to provide curricular depth in geosciences. Example majors who may benefit from a geology minor include students from the Colleges of Natural Science, Natural Resources, Business, Engineering, and Agriculture.

Effective Fall 2015

Students must satisfactorily complete the total credits required for the minor. Minors and interdisciplinary minors require 12 or more upper-division (300- to 400-level) credits.

Additional coursework may be required due to prerequisites.

Required Courses
Select one group from the following for four credits: 4
Group A:
Exploring Earth - Physical Geology (GT-SC2)
and Introductory Geology Laboratory (GT-SC1)
Group B:
The Blue Planet - Geology of Our Environment (GT-SC2)
and Introductory Geology Laboratory (GT-SC1)
Group C:
Geology of Natural Resources (GT-SC2)
and Introductory Geology Laboratory (GT-SC1)
Group D:
Physical Geology for Scientists and Engineers
GEOL 154Historical and Analytical Geology4
Selected Courses
Select a minimum of 13 credits of GEOL coursework, of which at lease 12 credits must be upper-division (300- to 400-level).
GEOL *** Geology Electives13
Program Total Credits:21