Geologic Foundations Undergraduate Certificate

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The basics of geology

Explore geology's building blocks: rocks and minerals, structure and processes.

Add knowledge to get internships, research roles or admission into geology field camps. Or, complement your major in another field.

Choose your certificate

Contact the Academic Advising and Transfer Center to declare a certificate in geologic foundations.

Geologic Foundations

This certificate provides a program for students who desire knowledge of the basic principles of geology and a credential that demonstrates this preparation as they compete for geology-related internships, directed research experiences, and admission to geology field camps. This certificate is also appropriate for students who will benefit from a basic understanding of geologic principles as a complement to their major area of study

Program requirements (13-14 hours)

  1. GLG 110(4), 314(3), 332(3).
  2. One course from: GLG 333(3), 334(3), 340(3).
  3. All candidates must satisfy the General University Certificate Requirements.

Completion requirement

Attain a grade of C or better in all courses used to fulfill the certificate requirements.