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 (GLY 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 (GLY 1842)
  • The History of Coal from the Pennsylvanian to the Present (GLY 2301)
  • Geomorphology (GLY 3333)
  • Geoarchaeology (GLY 3680)
  • Issues in Environmental Geology (GLY 3703)
  • Introduction to Geophysics (GLY/PHY 3160)
  • Principles of Paleontology (GLY 3025)
  • Environmental Management and Impact Analysis (GLY/ENV 4110) 
  • Environmental Regulation and Enforcement (GLY/ENV 3110)
  • Hydrogeology (GLY 4630)
  • Engineering Geology (GLY 4705)

We do not have a minor in Environmental Sciences at this time.
Forms and useful information for minors: