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Earth Sciences

Pairing your major with a minor in Earth Sciences broadly prepares you for employment in geosciences or geoscience-related positions such as petroleum, mining, the environmental field and many more! 


Requirements: 15 Credits

  1. One intro course taken from one of the following groups: 
    • Courses with lab: EARTH 116, 118/119, 120, 201, 218/219, 222/223
    • Courses without lab: EARTH 119, 125, 205/206, 219
  2. General Interest Course
    • Up to 4 credits may be elected from 200-level and up courses in Earth and Environmental Sciences, including 200-level courses listed in Category 1 (above).
  3. Upper-Level Electives
    • The remainder of the credits must be elected from 300 and 400-level courses in Earth and Environmental Sciences.


Where are our Earth Science minors majoring? Check out the list below.  

  • Civil Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Business Administration
  • Art and Design
  • Economics
  • Political Science
  • History
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Data Science
  • Earth and Environmental Science


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