Earth Science - Interdepartmental

Earth Science - Interdepartmental

The earth science - interdepartmental major is designed for students who want a broad background in geology, meteorology, oceanography and astronomy and who want to understand the interrelationships among these fields. The general earth science concentration is designed primarily for those who plan to teach earth science in middle and secondary schools. The meteorology/atmospheric sciences concentration is designed primarily for those who plan to enter a graduate program in those sciences.

Uncommon Pursuits.

Graduates pursue careers in a range of industries, excelling in jobs that demand deep knowledge of geology, meteorology and astronomy.

Alumni work at:

  • Educational institutes
  • Federal government agencies
  • High schools and middle schools
  • Research laboratories
  • Research institutes

Alumni work as:

  • Environmental science and protection technicians
  • Food scientists and technologists
  • Geochemists
  • Geographers
  • Hydrologists
  • Meteorologists
  • Teachers and educators

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