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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

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.

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