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Geology, Academic Concentration

Geology, Professional Concentration

Degree Options

  • B.S. in Geology, Academic Concentration
  • B.S. in Geology, Professional Concentration 
  • Minor in Geology

Who Would be Interested in Geology?

Students interested in:

  • Finding solutions to our nation's energy needs
  • The environment and water quality issues
  • Being and working outdoors

Why Geology?

  • Emphasis on the application of geographic information systems (GIS) and remote sensing to solve geographic problems
  • Opportunities to research and study throughout the United States and abroad
  • Curriculum designed to prepare a student for professional accreditation

What Are the Requirements to be Admitted to the Program?

Students may select Geology upon applying to the university.

Where Are Recent Graduates Employed?

  • Chief Operations Officer, Global Energy Acquisitions
  • State Geologist and Director, Kentucky Geological Survey
  • Mudlogging Geologist, Mid-Continent Well Logging

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Are There Scholarship Opportunities?

Marathon Scholarship