Students studying parabolic dunes at Kirk Park on fall 2016 geomorphology field trip.
Are you curious about the world around you? Do you enjoy being outdoors? Do you like to travel? Do you enjoy learning about science? If you answered yes to any of these questions perhaps you should consider a career in the geosciences. The Department of Geology offers undergraduate B.S. degrees in Geology, Geochemistry, and Earth Science. Our department currently serves about 100 geology & geochemistry majors, 20 earth science majors, and provides classes for about 150 integrated science majors. We also provide general education for about 2000 GVSU students each year. Our graduates go on to outstanding graduate schools and/or find well-paid jobs in environmental science, hydrogeology, the energy and minerals industry, engineering geology, academic research, and K-12 teaching. We are a unit of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.