Oct 20, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Geology Minor

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Program: Minor
Department of Physics  
College of Arts and Sciences

Kettler Hall 126B ~ 260-481-6306

The geology minor is designed to provide students with a basic knowledge of geological concepts.  Learn about the structure, materials, and features that make up the earth (or any planet!).

Declaring this Minor:

  • Declare this minor within the Department of Physics or through your major department
  • Students cannot declare a major and a minor in the same program

Program Requirements:

  • The catalog term for the minor will match that of your major degree program
  • At least 6 credits must be earned as resident credit at the 200+ level or above
  • You must earn a grade of C- or higher for all courses required in the minor
  • A minor is not awarded if requirements are not completed by the time your major degree is certified for graduation

To earn the minor in Geology, you must fulfill the following requirements in addition to those noted above:

Required Core: Credits 3-5

Choose one of the following:

Two Courses: Credits 6

Choose two courses from the following list:

Two Courses: Credits 6

Choose two courses from the following list:

Total Credits: 21-23

Student Responsibility

You are responsible for satisfying the graduation requirements specified for your selected program.  Thus, it is essential that you develop a thorough understanding of the required courses, academic policies, and procedures governing your academic career.  All requests for exceptions to specific requirements must be made in writing and may be granted only by written approval from the appropriate chair or dean.

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