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Department of Physics, Astronomy and Geosciences

Geology Minor

Geological sciences provide an important perspective to fields like environmental science, environmental studies, and geography and environmental planning. This 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 (24 units)
GEOL 121
GEOL 122
Physical Geology
Honors Physical Geology
GEOL 123 Historical Geology 4
Upper-Division Geology Units 16


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.


Department of Physics, Astronomy & Geosciences
Smith Hall, Room 445 (map)
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Phone: 410-704-3020
Fax: 410-704-3511






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