Geological Sciences Minor
D Earth & Environmental Sci
Swenson College of Science and Engineering
Link to a list of faculty for this program.
Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Minnesota Duluth, 229 Heller Hall, 1114 Kirby Drive, Duluth, MN 55812 (218-726-7239; fax: 218-726-7218)
The geological sciences graduate program includes areas of economic geology, geophysics, glacial geology and geomorphology, hydrogeology, igneous and metamorphic petrology, isotope and aqueous geochemistry, limnogeology, paleoclimatology, planetary geology, sedimentology and stratigraphy, surface processes, and structure-tectonics. Several of these areas are strengthened by collaboration with the Large Lakes Observatory, the Natural Resources Research Institute, and the Precambrian Research Center.
Prerequisites for Admission
For an online application or for more information about graduate education admissions, see the General Information section of this website.
Use of 4xxx courses towards program requirements is not permitted.
A master's minor requires at least 6 credits. Coursework is chosen in consultation with the student's adviser and the director of graduate studies in geological sciences.
Required Coursework (6 cr)
Take 6 or more credit(s) from the following:
· GEOL 5xxx
· GEOL 8xxx