Bachelor of Science in Geosciences
Focusing on physical, chemical, and biological aspects of the surface and interior of the Earth. This concentration is recommended for students who will later pursue licensure as a Professional Geologist, which is required for supervisory work in many environmental and other fields.
Focusing on physical, chemical, and biological aspects of the surface of the Earth, with an emphasis on understanding, preventing, and mitigating human impacts on the environment. This concentration is also suitable for future Professional Geologists, but may also have broader appeal to other students.
Focusing on the interdisciplinary study of the human and physical world. As the Association of American Geographers describes, human geography examines “spatial aspects of human existence,” while physical geography examines patterns of climates, landforms, vegetation, soils, and water.
Focusing on interdisciplinary study of the unique environmental and human challenges and solutions in urban settings and communities using one or more methods from geosciences and other fields such as social sciences.
The B.S. Degree is designed for careers in:
- Environmental Consulting
- Energy Industry (coal, oil, natural gas)
- Careers as a Licensed Professional Geologist
- Water Resources
- GIS Technologies
- Planning Industry
- Government Agencies
- Non-profit sector
- Graduate School
More information on what Geographers can do can be found on the American Geosciences Institute’ Website.