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.
Common complementing majors are natural resources, environmental
management, geography, biology, chemistry, architecture, or landscape
However, any degree can benefit from this minor!
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
Coursework may cover such topics as:
- 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.
How to Enroll
Please contact the Chair of the Department of Environment, Geology, and Natural Resources to enroll.