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Mansfield University 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
Mansfield University 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Geology Minor

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Offered by the Department of Natural Sciences

The Geology minor is a valuable option for students interested in the environment.  It is especially appropriate for those who wish to work for government agencies, environmental consulting firms, mining and oil / natural gas companies, parks and recreations providers.

Program Objectives:

  • Learn to collect and interpret data from a dynamic natural system.
  • Advance written and oral communication skills.
  • Develop critical thinking, analytical and problem-solving skills, using scientific techniques and methods.

Program Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will apply scientific principles and methods to the investigation of geological phenomenon.
  • Students will apply appropriate analytical, quantitative, and instrument-based approaches to geological assessments by resolving real-world problems in lab, field, and classroom.

19 s.h.

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