Minor in Earth & Planetary Sciences
The minor in Earth and Planetary Sciences requires completion of the following courses.
- 01:460:101 Introductory Geology (4 credits)
- Five additional geology courses of 3 credits or more (Two must be at the 300 level or higher, see approved list below).
- Potential minors who take 01:460:100 (Planet Earth) may still complete a minor by requesting permission to take 01:460:103 (Intro Geology Lab).
For information about the minor, students should contact Dr. Lauren Neitzke Adamo, the EPS undergraduate program director, at
Approved Minor Electives
See below for an approved list of electives that may be taken to complete this major. This list is not all inclusive, and additional courses from within and outside the department may be used towards the completion of the minor upon approval of the Undergraduate Program Director.
Minor in Astrobiology
For more information about our Astrobiology Minor, please visit the Astrobiology Minor Website.
Contact: For information about the minor, students should contact Dr. Nathan Yee, the Astrobiology faculty advisor, at