Major In a Minute: Geology and Geography

Undergraduate Programs

B.A. in Geosciences is for students looking for broad experiences to enable a career addressing many problems in the physical and human worlds, as well as human-environment interactions. B.A. students must choose between Geography or Urban Studies concentrations.

The B.S. in Geosciences is for students looking for scientific training providing the tools for employment or further study in the physical world around us, such as in environmental, energy, or other industries. B.S. students must choose between Geology, Environmental Geosciences, Geography, or Urban Studies concentrations.

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Graduate Programs

The Department of Geosciences offers the Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Geosciences with a concentration in either Geography, Geology, or Water Sciences. This degree has both a thesis option and a capstone option. The department also offers the Ph.D. in Chemistry with Geology specialization which is a collaborative effort with the Department of Chemistry.

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Dual Degree Program

The Dual Degree Program is designed for high-achieving GSU undergraduate students majoring in Geosciences and allows students to complete both their Bachelors and Masters degrees in just five years. Students are able to take graduate-level courses as they complete their undergraduate degree.