A certificate in Geology demonstrates a knowledge of the principles of the earth sciences. It consists of four core classes.
A minor in Geology demonstrates a knowledge of the relationships between the earth sciences and other fields. It provides students in reclamation, biology, engineering and other allied areas with a sound basis in geology essential for professional work. Practical field experience emphasizes geological principles, geological history and environmental problems. In consists of the four core courses and additional courses to total a minimum of twenty-four credits.
The four core classes of the Geology minor and the Geology certificate:
In addition to the four required courses, a Geology minor must consist of at least TWO of the following courses and a minimum of twenty-four credits:
Additional electives chosen from the following to yield a minimum total of 24 credits: