Earth and Planetary Sciences Minor Requirements

The Earth and Planetary Sciences (EPS) minor is for science undergraduates interested in learning about Earth and other planets through geology, geochemistry, geophysics, hydrology, ecology, geobiology, oceanography, and atmospheric science. Students take 12 credits of EPS courses, at least six of which are at the 300-level, and at least 16 credits of other natural sciences, quantitative studies, or engineering. No AS.271.xxx courses may count toward the minor. All courses must be taken for a letter grade, and students must earn a grade of C- or better to apply the course towards the minor.

AS.270.220The Dynamic Earth: An Introduction to Geology3
or AS.270.224 Oceans & Atmospheres
Three credits of EPS courses at any level3
Six credits of EPS courses at the 300-level or above6
Sixteen credits of natural science, quantitative, or engineering courses not from the EPS Department, preferably biology, chemistry, physics, or mathematics.16
Total Credits28