Minor in Earth Science

The Minor in Earth Science can be combined with other college-wide Bachelor degrees. The minor provides students with a broad academic knowledge of foundational and scientific principles in this field of study. Following are the key knowledge, skill, and ability goals of this degree program:

  • Knowledge of at least two of the core fields of earth science, including petrology, mineralogy, sedimentology, paleontology, structural geology, engineering geology, hydrology, climatology, and meteorology.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.