Jul 13, 2024  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2016-17 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2016-17 [Archived Catalog]

Geological Sciences Minor

Minor code OR3321

College of Arts and Sciences
Geological Sciences Department
Clippinger Laboratories 316
Athens, OH 45701
Phone: 740.593.1101
Fax: 740.593.0486


Gregory Springer, Chair, contact person

Gregory Nadon, Undergraduate Coordinator, contact person

Program Overview

The minor in geological sciences provides students the opportunity to develop a moderate level of specialization in geological sciences.

Admissions Information

Freshman/First-Year Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Change of Program Policy

No selective or limited admission requirements.

External Transfer Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Opportunities Upon Graduation

The geological sciences minor can provide a degree of breadth to students majoring in fields that have needs for some geological training as part of a career in fields such as environmental science, governmental science positions, and a variety of environmental careers ranging from direct scientific investigation from a non-geological science field that requires some geological knowledge to a more politically-based career that requires the same knowledge.


Minor Hours Requirement

The geological sciences minor requires a minimum of 19 hours.

Minor Core Requirements

This requirement may be satisfied by taking one of the three following options.

Option 1

Complete the following course:

Option 2

Complete the following course, plus an additional course as a prerequisite:

Option 3

Complete the following course:

Geological Sciences Minor Required Course

Complete the following course:

Upper Level Course Requirements

Complete a minimum of four of the following courses:
Note: You can’t receive credit for both GEOL 3120 and GEOL 3150.