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The Department of Marine, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences offers a minor in Geology to majors in any field except geology. This program provides a means of recognition for students in any field who have a curiosity about the materials, structures and processes of the solid earth.
Admission into this minor program requires that the student be in good academic standing at the university. To officially enroll in the Minor program, students should contact Dr. Karl Wegmann. Dr. Wegmann will provide the student with the name of a geology faculty member who will act as the advisor for the student’s minor program.
Students should see Dr. Wegmann for certification of the minor, 2123 Jordan Hall. The minor must be completed no later than the semester in which the student expects to graduate from his or her degree program.
Dr. Karl Wegmann
Department of Marine, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
2123 Jordan Hall
SIS Code: 17GM
- A grade of ‘C’ or better in at all course work used toward minor.
|Select one of the following:||3-4|
|Earth System Science: Exploring the Connections|
|Geology I: Physical|
|Environmental Issues in Water Resources|
|Introduction to Oceanography|
|MEA 110||Geology I Laboratory||1|
|MEA 202||Geology II: Historical||3|
|MEA 211||Geology II Laboratory||1|
|Select 6-7 credits||6-7|
|Life on Earth: Principles of Paleontology|
|Introduction to Mineralogy and Petrology|
|Marine Sediment Transport|
|Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology|
|Introductory Sedimentology and Stratigraphy|
|Geologic Field Camp|
|Preparatory Course for Field Camp|
|Introduction to Geophysics|
|Exploration and Engineering Geophysics|
|Geomorphology: Earth's Dynamic Surface|
|Introduction to Hydrogeology|
|Special Topics in MEAS 1|
Enrollment in special topics courses should be approved by the minor coordinator in advance to ensure they are appropriate and relevant to the minor.