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Geological Sciences Major (B.S.)

Program Overview

The B.S. in geological sciences is the standard preparation for a professional career in the geological sciences or entry into a graduate program.

Admissions Information

Freshman/First-Year Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Change of Program Policy

No selective or limited admission requirements.

External Transfer Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Opportunities Upon Graduation

A degree in geological sciences prepares graduates for a variety of career opportunities. Upon graduation, students can pursue positions with employers in the petroleum industry, state and national government agencies, research laboratories, state highway departments, mining companies, civil engineering firms, surveying companies, consulting firms, museums, public and private K-12 schools, institutions of higher education, etc. Students are also adequately prepared to pursue graduate work in their field of interest.

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Academic Catalog

The academic catalog provides additional information about curriculum and courses for this major.
Academic Catalog

Program Details

Degree
Bachelor of Science
Code
BS3321

Contact

College of Arts and Sciences 
Geological Sciences Department 
Clippinger Laboratories 316
Athens, OH 45701
Phone: 740.593.1101
Fax: 740.593.0486
geological_sciences@ohio.edu
https://www.ohio.edu/cas/geology

Administrative Contact

Alycia Stigall, Chair
stigall@ohio.edu
Keith Milam, Advising Coordinator
milamk@ohio.edu