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Geological Sciences Minor

A student taking this minor will have a broad grasp of geology and will be able to build upon it as a solid foundation for a major should his or her career plans change.


Six courses are required:

  • EES 101 Introduction to Geological Sciences
  • EES 201 Evolution of the Earth
  • Any four of the following:
    • EES 203 Physical Sedimentology
    • EES 204 Earth Materials
    • EES 205 Geophysics
    • EES 206 Petrology and Geochemistry
    • EES 207 Principles of Paleontology
    • EES 208 Structural Geology