Sep 28, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Geoscience (GEOS) - Minor

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Degrees & Programs

students studying geoscience

23-25 credits

2.0 GPA required.

Letter grade required in all minor courses unless otherwise noted.

The minor options provide students with a background in the field and laboratory skills required of professional geologists. The goal is to prepare students for success in an increasingly interdisciplinary world. Geoscience program majors are not eligible to minor in Geoscience.

Required Courses (16-17 credits)

Entry-Level Course (4-5 credits)

Choose one course or one grouping of courses:

Earth Talks Speaker Series

Enrollment with a P grade required three times prior to graduation - unless excused by department chair.

Geoscience Electives (7-8 credits)

Choose 7-8 credits from the GEOS courses below numbered 300 and higher. Electives must include at least one approved upper-level laboratory course.

Course(s) Unique to Minor

WSU policy requires a minor contain at least one course unique to the minor and not used in major or additional requirements. See Degree Audit for details.


◎ = Oral Intensive

◆ = Math/Critical Analysis Intensive

△ = Writing Intensive

✽ = Physical Development and Wellness Graduation Requirement

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Degrees & Programs