Geology - Minor

College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Geology
221 McGilvrey Hall
Kent Campus
330-672-2680
geology@kent.edu
www.kent.edu/geology


Description

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 majoring in 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 Requirements

Admission to a minor is open to students enrolled 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 enrolled 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 Requirements

[GEOL]

Minor Requirements
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 1,212
Minimum Total Credit Hours:15
1

Students must meet prerequisites for all courses chosen as Geology (GEOL) electives.

2

Maximum 3 credit hours of GEOL 40096 may be applied to the 12 elective credit hours.

Graduation Requirements

Minimum Minor GPA
2.000
  • 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).

  • S/U graded classes may not be applied to the minor.