Minor in Geology
The Geology minor is designed for students in a variety of fields who desire a scientific understanding of the planet Earth, including earth materials and processes, and the history of the planet and its life. The minor consist of 23 credits of geography and geology classes. The minor may be particularly relevant to majors including education, archeology, environmental studies, engineering, and other majors including those within the Colleges of Sciences, Education, Liberal Arts, Business, and Engineering.
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- Acquire a solid understanding of the field of Geology and will be able to apply scientific reasoning to a variety of geological topics.
- Be able to apply geological principles to solve geologic problems relating to natural hazards or resource availability.
- Gain a thorough understanding of the evidence for Earth's geologic and life history.