UNIVERSITY CATALOG: 2017-2018

Program: Minor in Geology

Program Description

A minor in Geology is designed for students who are interested in Earth Sciences, but with a major in another department. For example, majors in other sciences, mathematics, engineering and business often find employment in environmental, resource-related and energy-related industries. For these majors, the Geology minor broadens the individual’s understanding of the Earth Sciences and how they relate to human endeavors.

Program Requirements

1. Lower Division Required Courses (4 units)

Any 100-level GEOL course and any 100-level GEOL lab (3/1)

2. Upper Division Required Courses (20 units)

GEOL 300/301 Environmental Geology and Lab (3/1)
GEOL 303 Communicating Geoscience (2)
GEOL 306/L Earth Materials and Lab (3/1)
GEOL 309/L Earth Tectonics and Structure (3/1)
GEOL 313 Introduction to Field Methods (2)
GEOL 314/L Earth Systems and Lab (3/1)

Total Units in the Minor: 24

More information

If you would like more information about this program, please contact geology@csun.edu.

Contact

Chair: Kathleen Marsaglia
Live Oak Hall (LO) 1202
(818) 677-3541
www.csun.edu/science-mathematics/geology