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Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Minor

A minor in earth and atmospheric sciences is available to all undergraduates except those majoring in earth and atmospheric sciences. The minor requirements are as follows:

At least 18 credits, chosen as follows:

1. Required introductory course:

  • EAS 2250 The Earth System

2. At least two selections from the following core course options:

  • EAS 3010 Evolution of the Earth System
  • EAS 3030 Introduction to Biogeochemistry
  • EAS 3040 Interior of the Earth
  • EAS 3050 Climate Dynamics

3. Additional EAS courses at the 3000-level or higher. These courses may include, but are not limited to, additional courses from the above list, undergraduate research courses, and outdoor field courses.

Academic Standards

At least C- in each course taken towards the minor and an average GPA > 2.0 in all courses taken towards the minor.