The B.S. in Earth Science teaches students how to interpret clues from the past to understand the present and protect the future. The program uses an integrated approach to the study of problems of the Earth’s environment through a synthesis of geology, hydrology, and geochemistry. The program emphasizes a solid foundation in geology with opportunities to focus on environmental geosciences.
Through the B.S. in Earth Science, students have access to equipment for petrologic, petrographic, and X-ray diffraction analysis; groundwater modeling by physical, field and numerical methods; and field studies involving hydraulic testing and groundwater and soil sampling, including campus monitoring wells.
The B.S. in Earth Science prepares you for careers such as:
- Environmental Scientist
- Environmental Lawyer
- Geotechnical Engineer
- Earth Science
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