Geology is a vibrant and diverse program that educates future geoscientists and drives cutting-edge interdisciplinary research addressing some of Earth’s most pressing issues impacting humanity.

We explorediscoverinnovate and teach integrative and interdisciplinary geology courses, including hydrogeology, environmental geophysics, soils, mineralogy & petrology, sedimentology and stratigraphy, Physical & Historical Geology, glacial & Pleistocene geology, Planetary sciences.

Our faculty, graduate and undergraduate students are active in hydrogeology; mineralogy; geophysics; paleontology; geohazards & Natural disasters, volcanology, geology of American national parks and sedimentology and stratigraphy.

We encourage interdisciplinary approaches to research in the geosciences, both within the department and through interdepartmental programs in Center for Sustainability Studies.

Undergraduate Minor

Geology Minor

For more information on the courses in these programs, visit the course catalog.