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ADVISING

The Ryan Family Center: the hub of undergraduate advising for the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences.

Undergraduate Advising Handbook

Our handbook contains many useful materials and resources including:

  • BS degree programs information
  • Major checksheets and course sequencing
  • Course descriptions
  • Academic policies and procedures
  • Resource lists

Download Undergraduate Advising Handbook

Elective Courses Relevant to Different Career Paths

Keeping in mind that geoscience careers generally require a Master’s degree, an undergraduate can develop some relevant strengths by considering the following lists:

Oil and Gas

  • GEOSC 454 — Geology of Oil and Gas
  • GEOSC 452 — Hydrogeology
  • GEOSC 488 — Seismology
  • GEOSC 439 — Stratigraphy
  • GEOSC 479 — Advanced Stratigraphy
  • GEOSC 558 — Multi-channel Seismic Processing and Interpretation

Environmental Geoscience

  • EARTH 111 — Water and Society
  • GEOSC 303 — Environmental Geology
  • GEOSC 340 — Geomorphology
  • GEOSC 405 — Hydropedology
  • GEOSC 409W — Geomicrobiology
  • GEOSC 413W — Environmental Geochemistry
  • GEOSC 418 — Soil Environmental Chemistry
  • GEOSC 419 — The Organic Geochemistry of Natural Waters and Sediments
  • GEOSC 451 — Natural Resources: Origin, Economics, Environmental Impact
  • GEOSC 452 — Hydrogeology
  • GEOSC 483 — Environmental Geophysics
Courses related to the following Minors: