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College of Letters and Science

Do you want to explore the natural world and solve global problems? Geologists have the opportunity to impact the health of the planet and its inhabitants through interdisciplinary work in a variety of satisfying careers. Students in other disciplines may elect to complete a minor in geology by choosing a geological subject emphasis. The Earth and Planetary Sciences Department sponsors a number of minor programs, including minors in general geology, engineering geology, geochemistry and paleobiology.

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