The earth science minor in the Department of Geosciences at Western Michigan University is a flexible course of instruction if you desire a broad understanding of the earth and environmental processes within geosciences. The program is interdisciplinary, offering you an opportunity to select earth science and related courses such as:
- Biological sciences
Courses will be chosen in consultation with the earth science advisor in order to design a program to satisfy your needs and professional objectives. A total of 21 hours are required for this minor.
The College of Arts and Sciences offers a two-tiered advising system for undergraduates. You will receive:
- Minor-specific advising through the faculty or staff expertise within the department. Meet with the advisor, Dr. Michelle Kominz, to complete an earth science minor form.
- General advising regarding University and general education requirements as well as pre-professional advising through the College of Arts and Sciences undergraduate advising.
As a student with a College of Arts and Sciences major you will need to meet regularly with both a departmental and college advisor to ensure you are meeting all requirements for graduation.
2016-17 Undergraduate Catalog: Program requirements and courses