Minor in Geology

Units required for Minor: 18

Program Description

Geology is the study of the earth, its environments, and its history. It is an interdisciplinary science that combines geological observations and concepts with those of biology, chemistry, physics, and mathematics. Its goals are to study rocks, minerals, fossils, and energy and water resources, and to understand geologic principles and processes that shape the earth and its environments.

Program Requirements

GEOL 10Physical Geology3
GEOL 10LPhysical Geology Lab1
GEOL 12Historical Geology3
GEOL 12LHistorical Geology Lab1
Select 10 units of upper division courses in Geology electives 110
Total Units18

Students wishing to minor in Geology must contact a Geology advisor before beginning upper division work in Geology.