Minor in Earth Sciences

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The Minor in Earth Sciences program consists of 15 units, including ERTH 400, ERTH 500 and 9 units of Earth sciences electives selected with the advice and approval of a Department of Earth & Climate Sciences faculty advisor. (See program requirements below.)

Earth Sciences, Minor — 15 units

Required Courses (6 units)

ERTH 400Earth Systems I3
ERTH 500Earth Systems II3

Electives (9 units)

  1. Complete at least 9 units of selected Earth & Climate Sciences (ERTH) (or closely related) coursework in consultation with a Department of Earth & Climate Sciences faculty advisor.
  2. At least 6 of the 9 units must come from courses with the ERTH prefix.
  3. At least 6 of the 9 units must be upper division coursework.
  4. No more than 3 of the 9 units can come from a course designed primarily for General Education (such as 300-level ERTH courses).