College of Arts & Sciences

Geological Sciences - Minor


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Geological Sciences encompass a variety of types of studies of the Earth, including composition, structure, prehistoric life, internal and surficial processes, and geological history. These studies have applications in the discovery and use of mineral resources, fuels, and water; in protection of the environment; and in planning for natural limitations (climate change, earthquakes, landslides, resources, etc.) on societal development.

Minor Requirements

EES 220 - Principles of Physical Geology [4 hours]
EES 230 - Fundamentals of Geology I [3 hours]
EES 235 - Fundamentals of Geology II [3 hours]
Students must take an additional nine hours of EES courses at the 300 level or above [9 hours]
Total Hours - 19 
Geological Science Minor