This certificate will recognize completion of fundamental courses in the Geological Sciences. Upon completion, students will have a basic understanding of the earth and its evolution through geological time, the processes causing this evolution and of the materials making up our planet. This knowledge will be useful to anyone working in industries related to natural resources and environmental management.

Major Average

The major average in the Certificate in Geology Fundamentals includes the grades earned in:

  • All courses eligible to be used in the program.

Residency Requirements in the Major

To receive a Certificate in Geology Fundamentals, students must complete at least half of the following coursework (to the nearest highest multiple of 3 credit units) from the University of Saskatchewan.

  • Minimum credit units required in the program.

See Residency for additional details.

Requirements (15 credit units)

This program requires that students take prerequisite courses not listed below. Please see the course
descriptions for details.

  • GEOL 224.3 
  • GEOL 226.3
  • GEOL 245.3 
  • GEOL 258.3 

Choose 3 credit units from the following Field courses:

  • GEOL 308.3 
  • GEOL 408.3 
  • GEOE 378.3