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  Dec 10, 2017
 
 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2017-18

Paleontology Minor


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Minor Code OR4415

 

College of Arts and Sciences  
Geological Sciences Department  
Clippinger Laboratories 316
Athens, OH 45701
Phone: 740.593.1101
Fax: 740.593.0486
geological_sciences@ohio.edu
http://www.ohio.edu/geology

Greg Springer, contact person
springeg@ohio.edu

Program Overview

The minor in paleontology will provide a broad overview of the discipline of paleontology for non-geology majors interested in developing additional training in fossil interpretation, sedimentary systems, and the history of life. This minor can greatly benefit students outside of geology who wish to pursue graduate school or careers in paleontology, education, or museum studies.

Admissions Information

Freshmen/First-Year Admission

No requirements beyond University Admissions requirements

Change of Program Policy

No selective or limited admission requirements.

External Transfer Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Opportunities Upon Graduation

Students completing the paleontology minor will develop skills and training that will enhance their opportunities to pursue graduate work in paleontology, pursue employment within museum settings or as members of paleontological field teams. Additional opportunities may include conducting research in fields in geology, biology, anthropology and related fields that utilize stratigraphic and fossil data.

Requirements

Minor Hours Requirement


The minor in paleontology requires a minimum of 19 hours.

Core Requirements


Complete one of the following courses:

Additional Core Requirements


Complete the following courses:

Introductory Electives


Complete one of the following courses:

Advanced Electives


Complete two or more courses to complete minor with 19 hours.

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