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PLAN OF STUDY
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
The curriculum includes courses in physical and historical geology, mineralogy, petrology, geomorphology, structural geology, paleontology, hydrogeology, environmental geology, field methods, and geological problems for independent study or research. Students can also acquire a solid background in math as well as introductory and upper level courses in biology, chemistry, and physics. In addition, courses in GIS (Geographical Information Systems), oceanography, astronomy, soil science, and environmental science are available as electives and some students pursue a double major in geology and environmental science.
The department also provides courses in earth sciences to satisfy university general core education requirements and to support requirements in science education, environmental science, and wildlife biology. In addition, the department offers courses in anthropology and archeology enabling a student to obtain a minor in anthropology.
DEGREE OPTIONS/extracurricular activities
Geologists and Geoscientists*
*some opportunities require graduate level degrees
Geological Sample Test Technicians