Geology

(18 semester hours)

For information, contact the Department of Geology & Environmental Earth Science, 114 Shideler Hall (513-529-3216).

A minimum GPA of 2.25 is required for all courses in the minor. No courses may be taken credit/no-credit. This minor is not available to majors in geology, earth science, environmental earth science or earth science education. Courses must be selected observing all prerequisites. Substitutions may be made with approval of department.

Program Requirements

Choose ONE of the following:

GLG 111 The Dynamic Earth (3)

GLG 121 Environmental Geology (3)

GLG 141 Geology of U.S. National Parks (3)

This laboratory:

GLG 115L Understanding the Earth Lab (1)

Electives: (14 hrs)

Any combination of Geology courses at the 200-level or above from the following list:

GLG 201 Minerology (4)

GLG 204 Survival on an Evolving Planet (4)

GLG 211 Chemistry of Earth Systems (3)

GLG 217 Planetary Geology (3)

GLG 244 Oceanography (3)

GLG 261 Geohazards and the Solid Earth (3)

GLG 301 Sedimentology and Stratigraphy (4)

GLG 307 Water and Society (3)

GLG 322 Structural Geology (4)

GLG 335 Ice Age Earth (3)

GLG 354 Geomorphology (4)

GLG 357 Igneous/Metamorphic Petrology (4)

GLG 401 Global Climate Change (3)

GLG 402 Geomicrobiology (3)

GLG 408 Introduction to Hydrogeology (4)

GLG 411A Field Geology (6)

GLG 427 Isotope Geochemistry (3)

GLG 428 Groundwater flow modeling (4)

GLG 432 Powder X-Ray Diffraction and Clay (3)

GLG 435 Soils and Paleosols (3)

GLG 436 Paleoclimatology (3)

GLG 450 Sedimentary Basin Analysis (3)

GLG 461 Geophysics (3)

GLG 467 Seismology (3)

GLG 474 Paleobotany, Paleoecology, Paleoclimatology (3)

GLG 482 Contaminant Hydrogeology (4)

GLG 491 Geochemistry of Natural Waters (3)

GLG 492 Global Tectonics (4)

GLG 496 Isotopes in Environmental Processes (3)

In addition, students may apply to the minor a maximum of three credits from any Geology workshop with the approval of the CDA.

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