The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) with an emphasis in Geology is designed as a foundation for careers in the Earth Sciences. The Department has implemented a new undergraduate curriculum designed to increase dramatically the experiential and inquiry-based components of our students’ educational experience.
The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) with and emphasis in Geological Oceanography includes a comprehensive background in the geosciences and a solid introduction to geological oceanography at the world-renowned URI Graduate School of Oceanography (GSO). Highlights of this major include a senior research project to be carried out under the direction of a GSO faculty member.