Geology and Geological Oceanography, B.S.

The B.S. in Geology and Geological Oceanography has two options: a Geology option, and a Geological Oceanography option. It is designed for students with an interest in earth, environmental or oceanographic science careers or affiliated fields such as environmental law and earth/environmental science education. Geoscientists are employed by three segments of the economy: private, government and academia. Opportunities exist with private companies in environmental protection and management and the petroleum industry has again begun to hire significant number of geologists.


Faculty Advisor - Academic Year Only

Geology and Geological Oceanography | Geosciences

Academic Advisor

College of the Environment and Life Sciences


Curriculum Sheets

BS: Geology Option

2023202220212020 2019  2018 

BS: Geological Oceanography Option

20202019 2018

Major Entry Requirements

  • Complete at least 30 units and have an overall GPA of at least 2.00
  • Complete GEO 103 with a B-, CHM 101 with a C, and MTH 103 or 111 with a C+ or MTH 131 or 141 with a C
  • Complete URI 101