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2016-2017 Undergraduate Studies Bulletin (Archived Copy) 
  Mar 25, 2023
2016-2017 Undergraduate Studies Bulletin (Archived Copy) [Archived Catalog]

Earth and Ocean Sciences

Thomas J. Owens, Chair
Gwendelyn Geidel, Undergraduate Director
Scott White, Graduate Director


The Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences currently offers a Bachelor of Science degree with majors in Geological Sciences and Geophysics. We also offer two concentrations: one in Environmental Geosciences and one that is an Intensive Major in Geological Sciences with Concentration in Marine Geology.

Interdepartmental Majors

Specific programs for students who wish to develop interdepartmental majors will be determined after consultation between the student and faculty representatives of the departments involved.

Programs and Courses



    Geological Sciences