Minor in Geology

Courses for minors

Geology minors typically take the following courses:

  • one course in Introductory Geology (GLY 1101, 1102, 1103, 1104, or 1105)
  • Evolution of the Earth (GES 2250)

with 6 semester hours at or above the 2000 level (excluding GLY 3520), and 3 semester hours at any level.  A minimum of 9 hours must be ‘in residence,” i.e. courses taken through ASU (can include study abroad, ASU online courses, etc.). Courses typically open to minors include:

  • Dinosaurs then and now (GES 1842)
  • Energy Extraction in Appalachia: Past, Present, Future (GES 2301)
  • Geomorphology (GES 3333)
  • Geoarchaeology (GES 3680)
  • Issues in Environmental Geology (GES 3703)
  • Introduction to Geophysics (GES /PHY 3160)
  • Principles of Paleontology (GES  3025)
  • Environmental Regulation and Enforcement (GES  3110)
  • Hydrogeology (GES 4630)
  • Engineering Geology (GES 4705)

We do not have a minor in Environmental Sciences at this time.
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