Bachelor of Science in Geology

Our program is field, laboratory, and computer oriented, utilizing state-of-the-art GPS (Global Positioning System) and GIS (Geographic Information Systems) technologies in coursework. You’ll engage in fieldwork in some of the most spectacular geologic sites in North America and numerous National Parks will be at your doorstep, including:

  • Grand Canyon
  • Bryce
  • Zion
  • Death Valley

You’ll take a set of core courses and may select an emphasis or set of classes that focuses on a particular specialty by your junior year, including:

  • environmental geology
  • paleontology
  • geophysics
  • hydrogeology

If you don’t want to specialize, you’ll select our "general geology" emphasis.

Contact our adviser for more information.

For a recommended 4-year course plan, please view the Progression Plan for your major through the Gateway Student Success Center.