Degrees in Geology
This program offers students the opportunity to learn about an array of geologic disciplines from Structural Geology and Volcanology to Hydrogeology and Geomorphology. Choose one track from the following list of 4 to complete the B.S., B.A., or minor degree in Geology.
Curriculum in our Geology BA/BS degrees can provide the requisite knowledge to become a licensed Professional Geologist.
Please contact the Geology undergraduate advisor, Paul K. Link, to learn more about these degrees.
Bachelor of Science in Geology
Offered to undergraduates who wish to become professional geoscientists. This degree trains you in the essential observational and analytical skills of field geology as well as more applied areas of microscope petrology, geochemistry, and geotechnology. The B.S. degree is designed to give you a broad and comprehensive understanding of the discipline of geology and a firm background in math, physics, and chemistry.
Bachelor of Science in Geology with Engineering Geology Emphasis
Bachelor of Arts in Geology
Offered to those students who wish either a broader-based liberal arts degree or a broader multi-disciplinary science degree than is possible with the B.S. This degree is especially suited for future earth science teachers, environmental scientists, environmental lawyers, and others who wish to learn more about how the earth works.
Minor in Geology
Secondary Education Programs
Major Academic Plan (MAP) is a 4 year example degree plan for each Geology degree shown above.