Environmental, Earth & Atmospheric Sciences

Geoscience Minor

A minor in Geoscience consists of 8 credits of required courses and four additional courses (12-16 credits) from the list of Geoscience Electives.

Required Core Courses:

87.201/87.203 Principles of Earth and Environmental Systems I + Laboratory
87.202/87.204 Principles of Earth and Environmental Systems II + Laboratory
89.101/89.103 General Geology + Laboratory (or equivalent) can be substituted for 87.201/203.

Geoscience Electives (4 courses):

89.215 Forensic Geology
89.304/89.306 Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology + Laboratory
89.307/89.309 Earth Materials I + Laboratory
89.308/89.310 Earth Materials II + Laboratory
89.314 Hydrogeology
89.315 Environmental Geochemistry
89.319/89.321 Surface Processes + Laboratory
89.322/89.324 Structural Geology + Laboratory
89.326 Glacial and Pleistocene Geology
89.331/89.333 Earth History + Laboratory
89.352/89.354 Sedimentation and Stratigraphy + Laboratory

Or any other course at the 300 level or above with an 89 prefix.