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Undergraduate Minors

Minor in Geology

Students who minor in Geology must complete the general requirements for a minor in addition to the following.

Courses Hours
Geology GEOL1130, 1176, 1330, 1376 8
Advanced approved geoscience electives GEOL3130, 3145, 3330, 3331, 3338, 3340, 3345, 3370, 3372, 3373, 3377, 3383, 4330, 4331, 4365, 4397* 9
Total 17

The minor in Geology is not available to Earth Science majors.
* Requres consent from advisor.

Minor in Geophysics

Students who minor in Geophysics must complete the general requirements for a minor in addition to the following.

Courses Hours
Geology GEOL1130, 1330, 4330 7
  Advanced approved geoscience electives
(to include 6 hours geophysics electves)
12
Total 19

Note: Students must earn a 2.00 minimum cumulative grade point average in all courses attempted in the minor at University of Houston. No course in which a grade of less than C- is earned may count towards the minor.  There is presently no Earth Science minor.

Minor in Atmospheric Sciences

Students who minor in Atmospheric Sciences must complete the general requirements for a minor in addition to the following.

Courses Hours
Geoscience GEOL1302, 1350, 3378 9
Electives ( any for 6 hours ) GEOL3342, 3380, 3381, 3382 6
Total 15

Note: Students must earn a 2.00 minimum cumulative grade point average in all courses attempted in the minor at University of Houston. No course in which a grade of less than C- is earned may count towards the minor.  There is presently no Earth Science minor. This minor is not available for students pursuing a B.S. in Environmental Science (Option B. Atmospheric Sciences).