Earth and Environmental Sciences

B.S. in Geology

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  1. Determine the physical and chemical composition of earth materials and the processes that produced them.
  2. Analyze the three-dimensional geometry of rock units and discern the geologic processes that formed that geometry.
  3. Synthesize the geologic history of Earth as evidenced by the rock record.
  4. Work individually and in groups to access and reference scientific information and communicate scientific information both orally and in writing.
  5. Synthesize varied types of field information and apply these to developing conceptual and mathematical models. Use analytical skills to process observational and numerical data in order to test hypotheses and reach sound conclusions.