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Earth Science Teaching Minor

Additional Links & Information: Major . CWU Catalog Description
This minor is restricted to students working on a teaching major in biology, chemistry or physics. Earth science minors will receive a Washington state teaching endorsement in Earth science only upon passing the WEST-E (PRAXIS II) exam for Earth science. SCED 324 requires admission to the teacher education program.

Required Courses


  • GEOL 101 LAB - Physical Geology Laboratory Credits: (1)
  • GEOL 200 - Earth Evolution and Global Change Credits: (5)
  • GEOL 302 - Oceans and Atmosphere Credits: (4)
  • GEOL 350 - Northwest Geology Credits: (4)
  • GEOL 380 - Environmental Geology and Natural Hazards Credits: (4)
  • GEOL 492B - Laboratory Experience Teaching Earth Science Credits: (2)
  • PHYS 101 - Introductory Astronomy I Credits: (5)

Select Either


  • GEOL 101 - Physical Geology Credits: (4)
  • OR
  • GEOL 102 - Geology of National Parks Credits: (4)

Total Credits: 29


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