Minor

The minor consists of a minimum of 18 credits in geosciences courses, including six credits in Geo Sci 100 and 102. The remaining 12 credits must be at the 200 level or above, with at least 9 of them at the 300 level or higher taken in residence at UWM. Waiver or substitution in any of these categories may be approved, in some circumstances, by the assistant to the chair for undergraduate affairs in consultation with the student’s advisor.

Requirements

Total Geosciences Credits

18 credits

Required Courses (6 credits)
  • Geo Sci 100 - Introduction to the Earth, 3 credits
  • Geo Sci 102 - Principles of Historical Geology, 3 credits
Electives (12 credits)

The remaining 12 credits must be at the 200 level or above, with at least 9 of them at the 300 level or higher taken in residence at UWM.

GPA Requirements

The College requires that students attain at least a 2.5 GPA on all credits in the minor attempted at UWM. In addition, students must attain a 2.5 GPA on all minor credits attempted, including any transfer work.