Jun 18, 2019  
2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog

Geology Minor

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Geology is the study of the materials, processes and history of the earth including rocks and minerals, resources, landforms and the biotic and abiotic history of the planet. Geology is a science conducted in the classroom, the laboratory and the field.

The geology program has three major functions:

  1. To prepare environmental sciences majors with a concentration in geoscience for entrance into graduate schools in environmental science, geology or law;
  2. To provide courses in geology for general education requirements and middle school teacher certification, and
  3. To benefit anyone seeking a minor in college.

Minor Requirements (18 hours):

Elective Geology Courses (10 hours):

Choose 10 hours from the following courses:


From the Gulf Coast Research Laboratory (GCRL) students may take up to two Gulf Coast Research Laboratory (GCRL) courses as a Berry transient during the summer term.

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