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2014-15 Undergraduate Catalog 
2014-15 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Geology Minor

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

Required Courses: 8 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.