Majors

Bachelor of Arts (AB) in Geology (48 hours) 

Bachelor of Science (BS) in Geology (63 hours)

  • strong curriculum in geology (core + electives + cognate)
  • prepares students for further graduate work in the geosciences, as well as careers in the environmental industry, petroleum, mining, government, or education
  • requires core of geology classes and cognate courses common to geology programs throughout Ohio and the US, including a capstone field mapping experience
  • BS requires additional geology elective and additional courses in chemistry, physics and mathematics or statistics
  • BS requires an independent research experience and presentation


Bachelor of Arts (AB) in Environmental Earth Science (48 hours)

  • strong curriculum in geology and allied disciplines
  • designed for students interested in Earth systems and processes and in applying geoscience pursuits to environmental issues, problems and solutions
  • core of introductory geosciences, environmental sciences, and surficial geology and hydrogeology with electives tailored to address environmental themes, teach tools of environmental science or that are otherwise cross-disciplinary in nature
  • requires cognate courses in chemistry, physics, mathematics or statistics, the life sciences and economics

Bachelor/Master of Arts in Geology (69-78 hours)

  • strong curriculum in geology (core + electives + cognate)
  • prepares students for further graduate work in the geosciences, as well as careers in earth science education and environmental consulting
  • requires core of geology classes and cognate courses common to geology programs throughout Ohio and the US, including a capstone field mapping experience
  • requires 30 additional hours beyond the Bachelors with a minimum of 15 taken from at least 4 sub-disciplines with Geology and Environmental Earth Science and minimum of 12 must be at or above the 600 level.