As a Geology student, you’ll learn about the history of the earth by studying how rocks are formed, how the continents are created, and how forces are at work to change our dynamic, evolving planet.
- Explore planetary history and processes using classic field and lab work, and modern computational techniques.
- Use up-to-date technology resources to learn and get involved in research with our experienced faculty.
- Learn about volcanos, earthquakes, rivers, beaches, fossils, and meteorites in a learner-centered environment that focuses on the student.
Course Examples by Year
Understanding the Earth
Contemporary Environmental Issues
Chemistry I and II
Calculus I and II
Physics I and II
Summer Field Course in Geology
Where Graduates Go
Many Geology graduates work in environmental firms, oil and gas companies, consulting firms, schools, and government agencies. Others pursue master’s and doctoral degrees in geology.