Minor in Geology

The minor in Geology requires 27-28 semester credit hours. Geology is the science and study of the solid matter of the Earth, its composition, structure, physical properties, history, and the processes that shape it. A geology minor is an ideal complement to a number of majors in the natural, social, and applied sciences.

Required Courses
GEOL 1410Physical Geology4
GEOL 1420Historical Geology4
MATH 1317Plane Trigonometry3-4
or MATH 2321 Calculus for Life Sciences I
or MATH 2417 Pre-Calculus Mathematics
GEOL 3450Earth Materials4
Choose 4 hours from the following:4
Sedimentation and Stratigraphy
Structural Geology
Choose 8 hours from the following:8
Introduction to Petroleum Geology
and Directed Study
Survey of Economic Mineral Deposits
and Directed Study
Tectonics and Geology of the USA
and Directed Study
Sedimentation and Stratigraphy
and Structural Geology
Total Hours27-28