2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Feb 29, 2024  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Earth Science Minor

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The Earth Science Program is a flexible program of study that leads to fundamental literacy in the sciences of geology, oceanography, meteorology, climatology, and astronomy.

Earth Science minors may count Core courses satisfying minor requirements as also satisfying their respective Core requirements, up to two Pillar courses and one Perspectives course.  The following are the courses in this minor that may be used in this way:

  • PHYS 115  can satisfy the Scientific Reasoning Pillar requirement

Courses satisfying minor requirements that are designated as Core courses subsequent to the print deadline of this Catalog will not appear in the above listings but will be eligible to also satisfy Core requirements, subject to the same rules as the others.

Minor Requirements

Students interested in pursuing an earth science minor should contact the chair of the Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences. Grades below C- are not accepted for the minor.

Students seeking to minor in Earth Science are required to complete 18 credits of EASC coursework including

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