B.A. or B.S. in Geology

Student Learning Outcomes

Students who graduate with a BA or BS in Geology will be able to:

  • classify and identify geologic materials
  • produce and interpret geologic maps and cross-sections
  • produce and interpret quantitative scientific data related to earth processes
  • apply fundamentals of chemistry, physics and mathematics to solving geologic problems
  • effectively communicate scientific ideas and results verbally and in writing
  • utilize keen observational skills in the laboratory and field
  • visualize subsurface structures and processes in 3 dimensions
  • conduct independent field work
  • understand geologic time, evolutions and global processes such as plate tectonics and climate change
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