Earth and Environmental Sciences

Geological Sciences Minor

A student taking this minor will have a broad grasp of geology and will be able to build upon it as a solid foundation for a major should his or her career plans change.


Six courses are required:

  • EES 101. Introduction to Geological Sciences
  • EES 201. Evolution of the Earth
  • Any four of the following:
    • EES 203. Physical Sedimentology
    • EES 204. Earth Materials
      EES 205. Geophysics
    • EES 206. Petrology and Geochemistry
    • EES 207. Principles of Paleontology
    • EES 208. Structural Geology