Earth and Environmental Sciences Minor
Note: The Earth and Environmental Sciences minor is not open to Environmental Sciences or Geosciences majors.
PLEASE NOTE: Some of the following requirements for the Earth and Environmental Sciences Minor may be satisfied by taking similar coursework through Rider Approved Study Abroad Programs. Please contact your academic advisor, the GEMS department chair, and/or Rider's Center for International Education (CIE) for further information.
Requirements for the Minor
Note: Geoscience and Environmental Science majors may not select this minor.
|Code ||Title ||Credits |
|Introduction to Environmental Sciences|
and Introduction to Environmental Sciences Lab
|Introduction to Geographic Information Systems |
|Weather and Climate Change|
|Earth Systems Science|
| Environmental Geology|
|Earth Materials and Processes Lab|
|Environmental Field Methods and Data Analysis|
|Environmental Biogeochemistry 1|
|Elements of Mineralogy|
and Mineralogy Lab 1
|Sedimentology and Stratigraphy|
and Sedimentology and Stratigraphy Lab
|Soil and Surficial Processes|
and Soil and Surficial Processes Lab
|Hydrology and Water Resources|
and Hydrology and Water Resources Lab 1
|Marine Life Through Time|