Oregon State University

College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences

Earth Sciences

The undergraduate Earth Sciences degree has four distinct options that build on an integrated curriculum core which includes courses in Earth, ocean, 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