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Ball State’s minor in environmental geology focuses on linking geological science with real-world environmental applications. If your major is in a field such as natural resources, environmental management, geography, biology, chemistry, architecture, or landscape architecture, this program is ideal for you. Our graduates often pursue careers in the environmental industry and related government agencies.

Minor Requirements

A minor in environmental geology consists of 21 credits with emphasis on understanding the full spectrum of environmental issues in geology.

Coursework includes such topics as:

  • geomorphology
  • hydrogeology
  • oceanography
  • climate change
  • soil resources
  • and more

For a complete list of all courses and their descriptions, please see our Course Catalog.

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How to Enroll

Fill out the form below and return it to the Department of Geological Sciences, or email it to Brenda Rathel using your Ball State University email address.