College of Science

Welcome to Geological Sciences!

Field Work

Field Work

Field Work related to Gold Exploration in the Alaska Range

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Through hands-on learning methods, faculty-mentored research, and exposure to current technology, our students acquire skills applicable to careers in the Geosciences and related disciplines. The Department's programs provide a global perspective for problem solving, decision making and leadership roles in a changing world. Our Geology BSc program has three different tracks: Geology, Geophysics/Earth Exploration and Environmental Resources. Our Geology MSc program prepares graduates for competitive PhD programs and employment in industry or teaching.