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Geology, B.S.

The program prepares students for careers in the geosciences, including environmental consulting, water resources, engineering geology, natural hazards mitigation, and mineral or energy resources.

Geology Graduates Working in Their Field
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Source: EMSI, 2020

Program Overview

The curriculum is broad and rigorous and includes field, laboratory, classroom, and research experiences to best prepare students for a broad range of geoscience-related career opportunities. A Bachelor of Science in geology with an environmental emphasis is offered, in addition to the traditional geology degree. A minor is also offered.

Why Study Geology at Grand Valley?

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