Geological Sciences Minor

Department of Geological Sciences

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104 South Road, Mitchell Hall, CB# 3315

(919) 966-4516

Drew Coleman, Chair

Kevin Stewart, Director of Undergraduate Studies

Deborah Harris, Student Services Manager

Students majoring in another department may elect to pursue completion of a minor in geology.

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In addition to the program requirements listed below, students must:

  • take at least nine hours of their minor "core" requirements at UNC–Chapel Hill
  • earn a minimum of 12 hours of C or better in the minor (some minors require more)

For more information, please consult the degree requirements section of the catalog.

Core Requirements
Four GEOL courses 112
Total Hours12

Geological Sciences (GEOL) course descriptions.

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