Bachelor of Science in GeologyBachelor of Science in Geology

Bachelor of Science in Geology

Geology is the study of the earth's history and the processes that shape the earth today. Our B.S. in geology offers a well-rounded background for entry-level employment in environmental, energy or engineering fields or for admission into a graduate program in geology.

The geology program is designed to provide you with opportunities to acquire lab and field experience, learn geological principles and historical perspectives, become familiar with methods of geological research, and obtain interpretive skills necessary to work independently in geological literature, geological laboratories, and at sites of geological interest.

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Cal U Graduate Success Stories

Two recent graduates of the geology and environmental earth science program are well on their way to successful careers.  Harley Doane (2009) continues work that he began during his undergraduate career, employed with Neiswonger Construction & Mining.  Christina Longo (2009) will continue her education as a master's degree candidate at Kent State University. She will be working in the Department of Geography, applying her interests in environmental issues as they relate to human health.