Soil and hydrology studies

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Students in the Earth and Environmental Science major will learn a variety of laboratory and field skills and apply this knowledge in real world scenarios to become better prepared for graduate school and a career.
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At its core, the geoscience minor includes field and lab inquiry rooted in the geosciences, especially soils and hydrology. 

Other thematic elements include landform evolution, erosion and sedimentation, water quality, Geography Information Systems (GIS), environmental change, land use change, and wetland delineation. Students will learn important field and lab skills and demonstrate their comprehension of the theoretical and applied nature of the geosciences through a variety of real world settings, environmental problem-solving scenarios, and research projects.

Required Coursework:

GL 1003 Physical Geology
GL 2003 Geology of Environmental Problems
GL 3044 Surface and Groundwater Hydrology
GL 3223 Geomorphology
GL 3433 Soil Science
GL 3524 Lake Sedimentation