Minor in Geology

About the Geology Minor

Our Geology Minor invites you to explore the wonders of the Earth's foundation. Gain insights into geological processes, natural resource management, and environmental stewardship. Pursuing a Geology Minor allows you to develop specialized skills, and pursue your interests within the department's course offerings. At CWU, we believe in your ability to achieve greatness, equipping you with the tools to create a sustainable future.

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Why Study Geology at CWU?

Nestled in a geologically diverse region of Eastern Washington, CWU provides a unique advantage for hands-on learning through field trips and research projects, allowing you to study a wide range of geological phenomena.

Our faculty bring their professional experience and personalized attention to every student, fostering a supportive learning environment. We promote internship opportunities and networking with industry experts, setting you on a path to success in many fields. With a minor in geology, you will build a strong foundation in the Earth and environmental sciences, developing valuable skills that will fit a wide range of possible career paths.

Where is this program offered?

How much does this program cost?

Explore information on Cost, Aid, and Value to make an informed decision about investing in your education at CWU.

Where can I find more information?

Please visit the CWU Academic Catalog for current information about admission requirements, course descriptions, learner outcomes, and credit information.


Join the Geology Club

CWU’s student Geology Club offers weekend rock-hounding trips for petrified wood and Ellensburg blue stone. Meet your fellow Wildcats and enjoy hiking, rock climbing, rafting, and various other adventures.

A Wealth of Scholarships in Geology

At Central Washington University, we believe that everyone deserves access to quality education, regardless of their financial background. View Department of Geological Sciences Scholarships today. You belong at CWU.

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