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Geology

Majors

The Geology Department offers degrees in Geology with concentrations in General Geology and Environmental Geoscience. A separate degree program in Environmental Geochemical Science is offered as an interdisciplinary major that emphasizes Geology and Chemistry. Through coursework, field work, and research projects, students develop an awareness of the geological processes that shape planet Earth, and their impact on society and the environment. The Geology major is interdisciplinary and requires courses in geology and cognate areas. The General Geology program is recommended for those contemplating graduate or professional work in geology. The Environmental Geoscience option offers a strong geology background with an environmental emphasis, suitable for environmental consulting or positions in environment related governmental agencies.

Please view the Undergraduate Catalog for Major information.