This certificate will recognize proficiency in description and analysis of sedimentary rocks and their components, identification of common fossils, an understanding of stratigraphic principles, and interpretation of paleoenvironments and ancient ecosystems. It will prepare students for careers in industry and business related to the field of geoscience while also satisfying the curiosity of those that want to learn how physical environments and living ecosystems have changed over Earth’s history.

Major Average

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

  • All courses eligible to be used in the program.

Residency Requirements in the Major

To receive a Certificate in Certificate in Sedimentary Geology, 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 (24 credit units)

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

  • GEOL 121.3 
  • GEOL 122.3 
  • GEOL 245.3 
  • GEOL 247.3 
  • GEOL 343.3 

Choose 3 credit units from the following:

  • GEOL 308.3 
  • GEOE 378.3 

Choose 6 credit units from the following Geology courses:

  • GEOL 405.3 
  • GEOL 442.3 
  • GEOL 447.3 
  • GEOL 448.3