College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences

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    CEOAS offers B.S. degrees in Earth Sciences and Environmental Sciences, minors spanning the areas of undergraduate study in the College, and a certificate in GIScience. All students participate in experiential learning through field courses, research or internships.

    The Environmental Sciences degree can be completed on campus or online. The interdisciplinary core includes courses on natural systems and human interaction with the environment. In addition students choose an area of specialization.

    The Earth Sciences degree has four distinct options that build on an integrated core including courses in earth, ocean, and atmospheric sciences, GIS, and field skills.

    • Geography - the interaction of people with their environment and resources
    • Geology - the physical Earth, its history, interior structure and processes that shape its surface
    • Ocean Science - the physical, chemical and biological workings of the ocean
    • Climate Science - the climate system and its interrelationships with society