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Minor in Geology

Student Studying GeologyUndergraduate students at LIU Post who are pursuing a major in another subject area can apply elective courses (17-19 credits) toward a minor in geology. Geology is the study of the solid Earth and oceans, interactions with the atmosphere and climate, the Earth’s history, and the dynamic processes that make the Earth ever-changing. This minor is available for those students who would like to combine the study of the Earth with their major field.

Contact your academic and career counselor about further requirements and additional information.


Required courses (credits)

To complete a minor in Geology, a student must satisfy the following requirements:

GLY 1 The Dynamic Earth (4)
GLY 2 History of the Earth (4)
Any three advanced geology courses (9-11)

*Not open to students minoring in Earth Science, or to students majoring in Geography, Earth Science Education, or Environmental Science.