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Geological Sciences

About the Department

Geological Sciences students and professors

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 (see also the Students or Movies and Pictures tabs at the left). Our Geology MSc program prepares graduates for employment in industry and teaching. Please click on the Master's Program tab at the left for more details.