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Minor in Geological Sciences


A minor in geological sciences consists of 15 credits in the geological sciences with 9 or more at the 2000-level or above. All courses must be taken for a letter grade, and a grade of C- or better must be earned in each course. The courses must be selected in consultation with an advisor in the department.

A minor consists of at least 15 credits, including at least 6 credits numbered 2000 or above, 9 of the required credits must be taken in MU course work. This requirement can be reduced from 9 to 6 at the discretion of an individual department. Students must meet the minimum GPA requirements for a minor, which in no case can be lower than 2.0. In addition, a student cannot receive a grade lower than a C- in any course applied towards a minor in the College. For more information, please see Requirements for Optional Minor.