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Current Degrees and Program Requirements:


Bachelor of Science in Geosciences Program
Geography Concentration
Geology and Environment Concentration
Geospatial Science Concentration
Paleontology Concentration

For information regarding undergraduate degrees, please contact:

David Jennings
Undergraduate Coordinator
Department of Geosciences
Office: Ross Hall 307
Phone: (423) 439-7512
Email : jenninds@etsu.edu 

Master of Science in Geosciences Program 
Geospatial Analysis Concentration
Paleontology Concentration

For information regarding the Masters in Geosciences, please contact:

Dr. Ingrid Luffman
Graduate Coordinator
Department of Geosciences
Office: Ross Hall 304
Phone: (423) 439-7551
Email :

 

Bachelor of Science in Geography
Program & Requirements


Geography Minor
Course Requirements

Geographers are concerned with understanding Earth as the home of humankind.

The study of Geography deals with questions and problems of location, distribution, pattern and process within such varied contexts as the social, cultural, natural and physical environments. Geography is an approach to understanding spatial data and information, where physical and temporal scales are fundamental.

With a degree in geography, graduates will gain an understanding of how humankind has developed through the years, and how we fit in to the larger world around us. Societies and cultures evolve in part as a result of their physical environment. The key to understanding our history and our future is in understanding how we interact with this physical environment.

Geography is not a separate body of knowledge, but an approach to learning about the world around us. Geography is used in many other fields of study, including economics, biology, history, medicine, agriculture, geology, zoology, politics, planning and sociology to name a few.

     
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For additional information regarding a Geosciences degree, please contact:

David Jennings

David Jennings
Undergraduate Coordinator
Department of Geosciences
Office: Ross Hall 307
Phone: (423) 439-7512
Email: jenninds@etsu.edu

 

Bachelor of Science in Geology
Program & Requirements


Geology Minor 
Course Requirements


Geology is the study of the Earth as a whole, its processes, materials, history, and effect on life in general. Rocks, crystals, mountains, earthquakes, volcanoes, rivers, glaciers, landslides, floods, tsunamis, and many other subjects fall into its extensive field of research.

As a geology graduate from ETSU, you will learn to perform a wide range of important services for our civilization: you will learn to determine the stability of building sites, find abundant supplies of clean water, search for valuable deposits of natural resources such as iron, coal, and oil, and also will try to minimize the threat to communities at risk from geologic hazards.

Geology is highly field-oriented science that amalgamates with laboratory experiments and computer application. You will have a chance to visit remote places such as volcanic island, deserts, mountains, and beaches.

Geology is a multi- disciplinary science that includes physics, astronomy, biology, chemistry, geography, agriculture, politics, planning and many other subjects.

     
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For additional information regarding a Geology degree, please contact:

David Jennings

David Jennings
Undergraduate Coordinator
Department of Geosciences
Office: Ross Hall 307
Phone: (423) 439-7512
Email: jenninds@etsu.edu

 

 

 

GIS Minor
Course Requirements


For additional information regarding the GIS Minor, please contact:

David Jennings

David Jennings
Undergraduate Coordinator
Department of Geosciences
Office: Ross Hall 307
Phone: (423) 439-7512
Email:

 

Master of Science in Geosciences Program 
Geospatial Analysis Concentration
Paleontology Concentration

 

For more information regarding our Graduate Program contact:

Luffman  Dr. Ingrid Luffman
  Graduate Coordinator
  Department of Geosciences
  Office: Ross Hall 304
  Phone: (423) 439-7551
  Email :

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