Admission into the Minor

Students are expected to formally declare a minor by completing the Change of Major/Minor Application online under the Student tab of myBama.

Code and Title Hours
Minor Courses
GY 101 or Atmospheric Proc & Patterns4
GY 102 Earth Surface Processes
GY 105 or World Regional Geography3
GY 110 People, Places, & Environment
Credit Hours Subtotal: 7
Select nine hours of GY electives 300 or 400 level9
Select two hours of GY electives2
Credit Hours Subtotal: 11
Total Hours18

Grade Point Average

A 2.0 grade point average in the minor is required. Please see the Grades and Grade Points section of this catalog for an explanation on grade point average calculations.

Upper-level Residency

A minimum of six hours of 300- or 400-level courses in the minor must be earned on this campus.

Ancillary Courses

This minor does not require ancillary courses.

Additional Minor Requirements

Internship or practicum credit hours cannot be applied to the minor. Students are responsible for ensuring that they have met all requirements. However, each student must meet with an adviser in the major department for academic planning and to be approved for registration each semester. College advisers are also available for additional assistance with minor, College and University requirements.