Minor in Geology

Geological sciences provide an important perspective to fields like environmental science, environmental studies, and geography and environmental planning. This 24-unit program is designed to furnish majors in sciences, humanities, business or the arts with a background that will enrich their education and deepen their understanding of the earth around them, particularly its materials, processes, history and environmental challenges. Students in the Geology minor are required to complete the following courses:

Required Courses
GEOL 121PHYSICAL GEOLOGY4
or GEOL 122 HONORS PHYSICAL GEOLOGY
GEOL 123HISTORICAL GEOLOGY4
Upper-Division Geology Units16
Total Units24

Students in the Geology minor should consult with a geology adviser as soon as possible to design a program to meet their particular needs and ­interests.