Who are we?
We are committed to preparing our students for professional careers or further post-graduate education. Our program is based solidly in fundamental geological skills with an emphasis in field experiences. Our faculty are active researchers who have close ties with industry and academic societies.
Why are we here?
Our mission is to educate students who will fill critical roles in industry and teaching, protect the environment, and develop natural resources. Faculty and students advance scholarship and research in the Geological Sciences. We broaden public understanding of the role of geology in our economy and social well-being.