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Earth Science Teaching Minor

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Advisor: Dr. Dave Matty, 801-626-7195, dmatty@weber.edu and Dr. Caitlin Tems, 801-626-7421, caitlintems@weber.edu

  • Grade Requirements: A grade of “C-” or better in courses used toward the minor.
  • Credit Hour Requirements: Minimum of 20 credit hours in Geosciences courses.
  • Program Code: 6011
  • CIPC: 131316

Students who select the Earth Science Teaching Minor must satisfy the Teacher Education admission and licensure requirements (see Department of Teacher Education ).

Course Requirements for Minor

If not taken as part of a student’s major requirements, then the following courses are also required (up to 20 credit hours):

Note: CHEM 1210  requires CHEM 1200  as a pre-requisite.


Any deviation from the above requirements must be approved by the department in advance.

This minor is best for students majoring in another area of science or science teaching, as one semester of chemistry, one semester of physics, and one semester of ecology are required to obtain Earth Science teaching certification in the state of Utah.

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