Earth and Environmental Sciences (ERTH)

Undergraduate Programs

Degrees Offered

B.S. Environmental Sciences Requirements(opens in new window)

The BS in Environmental Science prepares students for careers in areas such as pollution remediation, resource conservation, or environmental management, as well as providing a firm foundation for graduate studies. Within the Environmental Sciences degree, we have four Options to choose from including: 1) Applied Ecology, 2) Hydrology, 3) Energy and Earth Resources, and 4) Atmosphere and Climate. Click the video below to learn more.

B.S. in Geology Requirements(opens in new window)

Geology is the study of processes occurring in or on the Earth. The BS in Geology prepares students for careers or graduate education in fields such as hydrogeology, environmental geology, or resource exploration including mining and mine remediation. Click the video below to learn more.

Minor in Geology Requirements(opens in new window)

A Minor in Geology allows students from other majors to develop a comprehensive, yet concise, understanding of Earth processes. Building on core courses in physical, historical, and field geology, students select two additional courses as electives from the wide array of subdisciplines. Some examples of elective courses include paleontology, mineralogy, petrology, structural geology, hydrogeology, volcanology, geochemistry, and economic geology.