- Type: Bachelor Degree
- Location: Virginia, United States of America
- Duration: 3 Years
- Deadline: Ongoing
Course DescriptionGeology is the scientific study of the Earth, including its composition, dynamics, surface processes and history.
The Geology major provides broad training and a diverse range of courses appropriate for students interested in pursuing a professional career or graduate studies in the earth sciences and related fields.
The Environmental Geology track isdesigned for students with a particular interest in Earth’s surficial processes, especially as they relate to human interaction with the landscape and environment. Equipment items include petrographic microscopes, an x-ray diffractometer, a magnetic susceptibility instrument, and lab facilities for paleontology,sedimentology and geochemistry.The department also has numerous fully networked microcomputers and a GIS lab.