Earth Science Minor

Earth, and all its complex and interrelated systems are merged in the Earth Sciences.

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Undergraduate research and field experiences are plentiful.

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What You’ll Learn

An earth science minor, you will explore content as diverse as meteorology, hydrology and geology. The program gives you skills you can combine to use in fields as diverse as resource management, urban planning or geography.

Our minors find jobs that cover the breadth of the discipline and many choose to continue their studies in graduate school.

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Working in a lab environment I learned many professional workplace skills that can only be learned by a hands-on experience. I have become more confident in a laboratory environment handling equipment and performing chemical analysis procedures.Grant Barney ’16

Last Updated 7/21/22