Geology, Minor - Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts (Code 160-401)
|Minimum 24 semester credits in geology, including:|
|Select one of the following:||4|
|Societal Issues in Earth Science|
|GEOL 312||Mineralogy and Petrology I||5|
|Select a minimum of six semester credits from the following:||6|
|Earth Resources and Sustainability|
|Rocky Mountain Field Studies|
|Global Environmental Change|
|Mineralogy and Petrology II|
|Sedimentology and Stratigraphy|
|Introduction to Geochemistry|
|Analytical Geochemistry Laboratory|
|Geological Field Excursion|
|Geomorphology and Aerial Photography Interpretation|
|Economic Mineral Deposits|
|Geologic Immersion Experience|
|Engineering Geology and Geophysics|
|Computers in Geology|
|Field Geology I|
|Field Geology II|
|Advanced Special Topics|
NOTE 1: No degree credit may be earned under the Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory option in any required courses in a geology major or minor.
Program Learning Outcomes
Students completing this program will be expected to meet the following learning outcomes:
- Explain Earth processes.
- Use mathematics and computational methods to analyze scientific and geological data.
- Read, write, and critically evaluate geological papers.
- Construct an internally consistent geological map utilizing field data, topographic maps, geological maps, air photos, geographic information systems (GIS) data, and geological cross sections.
- Evaluate a geological field site and produce a professional report.