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Geology (Minor)

About the Program

The geology minor requires a broad selection of courses in geology and earth sciences, chosen through advisement. It is designed for a diverse clientele, many of whom desire to strengthen their employability. Candidates for this program may include science majors contemplating a future in geophysics or geochemistry, students in environmental fields with a geological aspect, and students who may wish to be involved in land use planning.

About the Earth Sciences and Science Education Department

160 Science and Math Complex
1300 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, NY 14222
Phone: (716) 878-6731
Fax: (716) 878-4524
http://earthsciences.buffalostate.edu/

Program Requirements

Required Courses (7 credit hours)
GES 101 INTRODUCTORY GEOLOGY 3
GES 102 HISTORICAL GEOLOGY 3
GES 103 INTRODUCTORY GEOLOGY LABORATORY 1

Electives (12-16 credit hours)
Select four upper-level geology (GES) courses by advisement 12-16

Total Credit Hours 19-23

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