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The Geosciences minor provides a foundation in the physical and material aspects of the solid Earth, as well as an introduction to field techniques and technical writing. The flexible minor allows you to select from a choice of advanced courses and tailor your interests.
Some areas that graduates with the Geosciences minor may work in include Earth materials, evolution of the Earth and life, hydrogeology, environmental geology, natural hazards, plate tectonics, geophysics, and climate change.