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Academics: Environmental Science with Geology emphasis

Major in environmental science with a geology concentration

The environmental science major program of concentration is intended for those who plan to pursue a career requiring scientific training in environmental problems and their solutions.

The major will prepare you for jobs in a variety of fields and for further study in graduate programs such as ecology, environmental science, natural resource management or environmental biology.

Choose your major emphasis

You must choose among biology, chemistry and geology for your environmental science major emphasis. The requirements outlined here are for those interested in the geology emphasis.

Admission to the program

To be formally admitted to the environmental science major program, you must have completed three college-level science courses with a minimum grade of C in each course.

You must also be approved by that committee that oversees the environmental science program.


Ralph Stearley is the advisor for the enviornmental science program with a geology concentration.

Required courses

Required cognates


Learning opportunities


The advisor for students who choose the geology emphasis is Ralph Stearley (GEO)


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