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Minor in Geology

Contact Person:

Robert Badger, Chair

216 Timerman, (315) 267-2624,

19 credit hours required. Closed to Geology majors.

The geology minor provides an opportunity for students majoring in the social sciences and the other sciences to relate their major field of study to issues concerning the environment and particularly to geological aspects of land-use. The geology minor is especially appropriate for majors in archeology, anthropology, economics, environmental studies, political science, sociology and the other sciences who anticipate careers in government or industry that will involve issues of public policy concerning the environment.

All courses are 3 credits unless noted. Credits are divided as follows:

Required Courses


GEOL 101, 103, 125, or 195
GEOL 204 Historical Geology


Any combination of 300-400 level Geology courses upon advisement.

Grade Requirements

All credits submitted for the geology minor must be at a grade of 2.0 or higher.