Skip to: Skip to My Buff State Skip to Find People and sitewide search | Skip to the main navigation | Skip to the apply button | Skip to this page's main content | Skip to the Contact Information | Buffalo State

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 such as urban studies, and students who may wish to be involved in land use planning.

About the Earth Sciences and Science Education Department

271 Science Building
1300 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, NY 14222
Phone: (716) 878-6731
Fax: (716) 878-4524

Program Requirements

Total Required Credit Hours 19-23 cr
Required Courses (7 cr)
GES 101 Introductory Geology
GES 102 Historical Geology
GES 103 Introductory Lab (1 cr)

Electives (12-16 credits)
Choose four upper-level geology (GES) courses (12-16cr) by advisement.

Coordinator: Dr. Gary S. Solar,

More information about this minor may be obtained by contacting Earth Sciences and Science Education.

Scroll Up

Scroll Down