Programs

B.S., Geology

Geology

This Option provides the most flexibility, preparing students for a full range of technical careers in geoscience and for advanced studies in graduate school. It can be specialized toward different branches of geosciences by the appropriate choices of elective courses. The B.S. Honors Program is available for this option.

B.S., Geology

Environmental Geology

This Option is similar to the Geology Option, but with additional core requirements that relate to environmental issues.  The B.S. Honors Program is available for this option.

B.S., Geology

Secondary Teaching

This Option provides the skill sets needed by those planning to teach Earth Sciences in secondary school. Students also pursue basic coursework in a broad range of sciences. The B.S. Honors Program is available for this option.

B.S., Geology

Geophysics

This Option provides the necessary preparation in mathematics and physics to succeed in geoscience applications that require strong backgrounds in these associated disciplines. This option well prepares students for technical careers in geophysics or for advanced studies in graduate school. The B.S. Honors Program is available for this option.

Minor in Geology

A Minor in Geology is designed for students interested in Earth Sciences, but with a major in another Department. For example, majors in other sciences, mathematics, engineering, and business often find employment in environmental, resource-related, and energy-related industries. For these majors, the Geology Minor broadens the individual’s understanding of the Earth Sciences and how they …

M.S., Geology

Geology

The Master of Science Program has two Options: Geology and Geophysics. These programs are designed to: (1) train individuals with the competence required by the geological profession for employment in industry and government agencies; and (2) enable promising students to attain a level of knowledge and research ability necessary for admission to and success in …

M.S., Geology

Geophysics

The Master of Science Program has two Options: Geology and Geophysics. These programs are designed to: (1) train individuals with the competence required by the geological profession for employment in industry and government agencies; and (2) enable promising students to attain a level of knowledge and research ability necessary for admission to and success in …