- Center for Environmental, Earth and Space Studies, Economics, and Sociology
- Sattgast Hall 218-755-2783
Dr. Tim Kroeger (Coordinator; email@example.com), Dr. Dragoljub Bilanovic
Areas of Study
The study of Earth Science draws primarily on geology and meteorology with additional
attention to the fields of oceanography and life history. The traditional background
for Earth Science focuses on mathematics and the quantitative aspects of science.
The contemporary study and practice of Earth Science includes the qualitative
evaluation and understanding of earth processes.
Both the quantitative and qualitative factors are applied in
decision-making processes that range from plans for worldwide
concerns, such as global warming, and for natural disasters, such as
earthquakes and floods, to evaluation of a building site for a home.
Earth Science is also a companion field of study for hydrologists and
environmental scientists and for related careers in government,
business, and industry.
See Section II, Enrollment
for required high school preparation.
Recommended High School Courses
Second Majors and Minors
Students are encouraged to discuss with their advisor the option of a second
major or minor that might strengthen or complement their major.
- Federal/State Agent
- Industry/Business Consultant
- Park Naturalist
- Science Curriculum Coordinator
Also: Graduate Study
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