Environmental Geology Minor

Ball State’s minor in environmental geology links geological sciences with real-world environmental applications. 
This minor focuses on the interdisciplinary nature of environmental sciences. Our graduates often pursue careers in the environmental consulting industry and related government agencies.

Complementary Majors
Common complementing majors are natural resources, environmental management, geography, biology, chemistry, architecture, or landscape architecture. 
However, any degree can benefit from this minor!

Minor Requirements

Our minor in environmental geology consists of 21 credits with emphasis on understanding the full spectrum of environmental issues in geology.
It features courses most commonly taken by our departmental majors planning careers in the environmental industry and related government agencies.  

Coursework may cover such topics as:

  • geomorphology
  • hydrogeology
  • soil resources
  • and more

What You Will Learn

  • Recognize that Earth is a complex system
  • Develop and foster critical thinking skills
  • Integrate information from multiple related topics to develop new knowledge and insights

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

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How to Enroll

Please contact the Chair of the Department of Environment, Geology, and Natural Resources to enroll.

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