Geology, Minor

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Minimum Total Credit Hours: 19

Minimum Upper-Division Hours: 9

Program Code: N475

The requirements for a minor must be completed concurrently with the major degree requirements.

No minor may be added by completing courses after receiving the bachelor’s degree.

Courses presented for minor credit must be completed with a C grade or better.

GEOL 1104 or GEOL 1114 is the only course that may count for both a student's major and minor.

No more than three (3) credit hours may be taken in the form of an Independent Study.

No more than three (3) credit hours may be transferred from another institution or taken through correspondence courses.

Requests to substitute a minor requirement must be approved in writing by the School of Geology & Geophysics.

Required Courses

GEOL 1104The Dynamic Earth (Geology for non-Science Majors)4
or GEOL 1114 Physical Geology for Science and Engineering Majors
Choose 6 hours of Geology coursework (GEOL prefix), Upper- or Lower Division:6
Choose an additional 9 hours of Upper Division (3000- and 4000-level) GEOL courses:9
Total Credit Hours19
  • The successful completion of a minor will be entered on the student’s permanent record at the time the degree is recorded.