Geology Minor

New Requirements as of Fall 2017

Required classes:

  • *GEO 102 Historical Geology (3 credits)

  • GEO 103 Historical Geology Laboratory (1 credit)

  • **GEO 210 Earth Materials (4 credits)

  • GEO 212 Sedimentology and Stratigraphy (4 credits)


  • One Physical Geology class:
  • GEO 100 Planet Earth(3 credits)

  • GEO 101 Planet Earth Laboratory (1 credit)

  • Or
  • *GEO 115 Fundamentals of Physical Geology (3 credits)

  • GEO 116 Fundamentals of Physical Geology Laboratory (1 credit)


  • One Environmental class:
  • *ESC 110 - Meteorology and Climate (3 credits)

  • ESC 111 - Meteorology and Climate Laboratory (1 credit)

  • Or
  • GEO 106 Earth Resources (3 credits)

  • GEO 107 Earth Resources Laboratory (1 credit)

  • Or
  • GEO 111 Geologic Hazards and Natural Disasters (4 credits)

  • GEO 112 Geologic Hazards and Natural Disasters Laboratory (1 credit)

  • Or
  • GEO 113 Pollution and Waste Disposal (3 credits)

  • GEO 114 Pollution and Waste Disposal Laboratory (1 credit)


  • ONE elective from any ESC or GEO course at the 200-level or above (3 or 4 credits)

    *MTH 123 prerequisite
    **CHM 142/127 prerequisite


    For inquiries about this program, contact Program Coordinator Dr. Jane Alexander or STEM Academic Advising Manager Angelina Raio.

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