Climate Change - Minor

The College of Geosciences offers a minor in Climate Change.  For specific program information, please reference the program requirements.

GEOS 210Climate Change3
Select the remaining courses from the following:13
Weather and Climate
   or Introduction to Environmental Geoscience 
Physical and Regional Climatology
Geography of Energy
Global Climatic Regions
Past Climates
Polar Regions of the Earth: Science, Society and Discovery
Global Change
The Science and Politics of Global Climate Change
Total Semester Credit Hours16

Students choosing to complete a minor in Climate Change must meet the following requirements:

  • A minimum of 6 hours must be taken in residence at either Texas A&M University/College Station or Galveston.
  • A minimum cumulative GPR of 2.0 must be achieved for all courses in the minor.
  • Take a minimum of 16 hours of coursework, of which 3 hours of GEOS 210 Climate Change are required.
  • The remaining 13 hours must include at least 3 hours of 400-level coursework and another 3 hours of upper-level (300- or 400-level) coursework from the list.
  • Students with majors in the College of Geosciences must select only courses outside of their home department.
  • ENGS students may not select this minor.