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Undergraduate Program

The Bachelor of Science in Geology: An undergraduate experience like no other.

Learn by doing: Engage in active research and work closely with faculty while you learn how our planet works and how to think critically about the Earth system.

Train for a career: Our graduates work in geological and environmental consulting, land use and planning, resource and energy exploration and production, natural hazard mitigation, and many other professions.

Join the team: Our students, faculty, and staff are part of a close-knit, inclusive, and supportive community, strengthened by unmatched field and lab experiences in the inter-mountain northwest.

Degree Options

A B.S. degree in Geology offers many emphasis areas to choose. Tailor your degree to meet your career goals.

Geology Emphasis

  • physical geology
  • environmental hydrogeology
  • geological education

Please refer to the Undergraduate Curricular Requirements for more information about degree requirements. A minor in geology is also available.


Department of Geological Sciences

Physical Address:
McClure Hall 203

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive, MS 3022
Moscow, ID 83844-3022

Phone: 208-885-6192


Web: Geological Sciences