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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)




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





·       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


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