Geology - Minor
Department of Geology
221 McGilvrey Hall
The Geology minor is for students who have a primary interest in a field that can be complemented by a basic knowledge of geological concepts. The minor can be of particular benefit to students who have a major or interest in the following: anthropology, architecture, business, geography, journalism, political science, environmental law, recreation and park management and other liberal arts or science fields.
Fully Offered At:
- Kent Campus
- Stark Campus
Admission to a minor is open to students declared in a bachelor’s degree, the A.A.B. or A.A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree (not Individualized Program major). Students declared only in the A.A. or A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree in Individualized Program may not declare a minor. Students may not pursue a minor and a major in the same discipline.
|Minor Electives, choose from the following:||3|
|HOW THE EARTH WORKS (KBS)|
|EARTH AND LIFE THROUGH TIME (KBS)|
|ENVIRONMENTAL EARTH SCIENCE (KBS)|
|ALL ABOUT THE OCEANS (KBS)|
|Geology (GEOL) electives, chosen from courses not listed above 1,2||12|
|Minimum Total Credit Hours:||15|
Students must meet prerequisites for all courses chosen as Geology (GEOL) electives.
Maximum 3 credit hours of GEOL 40096 may be applied to the 12 elective credit hours.
|Minimum Minor GPA||Minimum Overall GPA|
- Students must complete at least two upper-division (30000 or 40000 level) courses in the minor at Kent State on a graded basis (A-F).
- Courses with S/U grade may not be applied to the minor.
- Minimum 6 credit hours in the minor must be upper-division coursework (30000 and 40000 level).
- Minimum 6 credit hours in the minor must be outside of the course requirements for any major or other minor the student is pursuing.
- Minimum 50 percent of the total credit hours for the minor must be taken at Kent State (in residence).