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Geology & Geophysics

 

 

geology & geophysics

 

Other Variations

·       Atmospheric Science

·       Earth Systems Sciences

·       Geomatics

·       Geosciences

·       Science of Earth Systems

 

 

Degree Type/Duration

·       Associate’s Degree (2 years)

·       Bachelor’s Degree (4 years)

·       Master’s Degree (Varies)

·       Doctorate Degree (Varies)

 

 

Overview

Students in this major will explore earth and the forces involving it. They will also gain valuable knowledge about the benefits and concerns with the use of minerals in the industry.

 

Coursework may cover the following areas: Geology, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Minerology, Sedimentology, Geophysics, Earth History, Biology, Petrology

 

 

Concentrations/Options

 

·       Agribusiness

·       Environmental Geology

·       Geology

·       Geophysics

 

 

Potential Career Paths

 

·       Advisor

·       Agricultural Journalist

·       Agriculture Science Teacher

·       Climate Change Analyst

·       Geologist

·       Mine Engineer

·       Research Technician

 

 

Additional Opportunities/Recommendations

·       Certifications & licensure available

·       Internship or work experience related to geology or geosciences

·       Study abroad