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The Geology Minor

A total of 18 credits in Geology are required.

I. Required courses:

  • Geol 0015 - Physical Geology (4 cr.)
  • Geol 0061 - Historical Geology (4 cr.)

II. Elective courses. Choose 10 credits from the following list. At least one course must be a 1000-level course.

  • Geol 0010 - Principles of Astronomy (4 cr.) 
  • Geol 0024 - Meteorology (4 cr.)
  • Geol 0083 - Introduction to Physical Oceanography (3 cr.)
  • Geol 0086 - Environmental Geology (3 cr.)
  • Geol 0087 - The Earth's Climate (3 cr.)
  • Geol 0090 - Earthquakes and Volcanoes (3 cr.)
  • Geol 1000 - Mineralogy & Optical Mineralogy (4 cr.)
  • Geol 1004 - Igneous and Metamorphic Petrography & Petrology (4 cr.)
  • Geol 1005 - Sedimentation & Stratigraphy (4 cr.)
  • Geol 1061 - Geomorphology (4 cr.)
  • Geol 1105 - Hydrology (4 cr.)
  • Geol 1106 - Hydrogeology (4 cr.)
  • Geol 1110 - Structural Geology (4 cr.)
  • Geol 1139 - Geology of Soils (4 cr.)
  • Geol 1157 - Geological Field Methods (4 cr.)
  • Geol 1202 - Introduction to Paleontology (4 cr.)
  • Geol 1406 - Introduction to Solid-Earth Geophysics (4 cr.).
Last Reviewed: August 13, 2009