A major in earth science prepares students for further study in the areas of geology, oceanography, meteorology and earth science. Each of these fields study features of the earth.
Study of the earth science prepares students for careers in real estate appraisal, location expertise, forestry technician, park ranger, hazardous waste planner, teacher, cartographer, GIS specialist, map librarian, community developer, weather forecaster, outdoor guide, soil conservationist, hydrologist, among others.
Program Learning Outcomes:
Students completing this program will be able to:
- Use the scientific method and appreciate its importance to the development of scientific thought.
- Demonstrate critical thinking and analyze physical systems in terms of scientific concepts.
- Document and communicate their work effectively.