Environmental Geosciences - Minor
The purpose of the Environmental Geosciences minor is to study the environmental impacts on the different earth systems.
Students in the Environmental Programs are not allowed to declare Environmental Geosciences as a minor.
Students of other disciplines choosing to complete a minor in Environmental Geosciences 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 15 hours of coursework in the College of Geosciences, of which 3 hours of GEOS 105 is required.
- The remaining 12 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.
Some of the courses have prerequisites so make sure to check the catalog before enrolling in the course.
|Code||Title||Semester Credit Hours|
|GEOS 105||Introduction to Environmental Geoscience||3|
|Select remaining courses from at least three of the following five groups. 1||12|
|Environmental Atmospheric Science|
|Introduction to Atmospheric Chemistry and Air Pollution|
|Air Pollution Meteorology|
|Laboratory Methods in Atmospheric Sciences|
|Geography of Energy|
|Resources and the Environment|
|Workshop in Environmental Studies|
|Dynamic Modeling of Earth and Environmental Systems|
|Introduction to Geochemistry|
|Global Science and Policy Making|
|The Science and Politics of Global Climate Change|
|Total Semester Credit Hours||15|
At least 6 hours must be upper level, 3 of which must be 400 level.
ENGS and ENST majors may not select this minor.