What You Will Learn
What Is The Geology Degree?
The Bachelor of Science in Geology is housed within the College of Natural & Health
Sciences with options of Professional, Environmental, or Petroleum to further diversify
your area of study. The Professional and Petroleum options require additional coursework
in sediment, mapping, and subsurface diagrams for application in industrial investigations.
What Will I Learn In This Program?
- Application of basic concepts within physical and historical geology, minerology, petrology, structure, geomorphology, hydrogeology, field geology, and environmental geology.
- Use of the scientific method to test hypotheses, gather evidence, and prove conclusions.
- Demonstrated knowledge of laboratory skills alongside geologic investigation.
What Courses Will I Take?
The Academic Advising Center has created maps that are term-by-term sample course schedules based on the current Undergraduate Catalog. On each Degree Map, the milestones listed to the right of each term are designed to keep students on track to graduate in four years.
What Resources Are Available To Me?
- The Geological Society of America
- American Association of Petroleum Geologists
- American Geosciences Institute
- National Association of State Board of Geology
Additional resources specifically for Tech students:
Where Might I Find A Job After Graduating From This Program?
Graduates work in a wide variety of positions in the oil, gas and mining industries
and environmental positions in both industry and government. Government positions
include jobs with the US Geological Survey.
Where Can I Get More Information About The Geology Degree?
For more information about the Geology degree and requirements, see the program within the College of Natural & Applied Sciences catalog.