Program Objectives

Students who complete the undergraduate program will:

  1. Be equipped to enter and complete graduate training in the geosciences.
  2. Be prepared to enter the geosciences profession.
  3. Apply knowledge in the geosciences, support sciences, and mathematics to solve complex geosciences problems.
  4. Communicate effectively with peers and professionals both orally and in written form.
  5. Adhere to accepted ethical and professional practice standards in the geosciences community.
  6. Recognize the need to engage in life-long learning.
  7. Understand contemporary issues in the geosciences.