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Katherine Adelsberger

The Douglas and Maria Bayer Endowed Chair in Earth Science

2 East South Street

Galesburg, IL 61401-4999



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The prairie on fire during the annual Green Oaks Prairie Burn.


Requirements for the minor

Five credits from the indicated areas.

  • Environmental geology: ENVS 125
  • Introductory chemistry: CHEM 102 or 102A
  • Two credits in natural resource or climate science: ENVS 241, 242, 243, 325, or 335
  • One credit in a cross-disciplinary application or subfield of the earth sciences: ENVS 170, ENVS 174, ENVS 188, ENVS 288, ENVS/CHEM 220, ENVS/ANSO 256, ANSO 101, BIOL 318, PHYS 161, or PHYS 167

Note: Students majoring or minoring in Environmental Studies may only have one course overlap with an Earth Science minor.

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