Earth Science Major/Minor

Earth, and all its complex and interrelated systems are merged in the Earth Sciences.

What You’ll Learn

The Earth Science major was originally designed for students pursuing teaching certification. While this is still true, the major and the field now covers a rapidly growing array of career opportunities.

Our graduates find jobs that cover the breadth of the discipline and many choose to continue their studies with scholarships for graduate study at some of the leading research universities in the country.

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Working in a lab environment I learned many professional workplace skills that can only be learned by a hands-on experience. I have become more confident in a laboratory environment handling equipment and performing chemical analysis procedures. Grant Barney ’16