Oregon State University

College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences

Geology and Geophysics


The Geology and Geophysics group (G&G) in CEOAS emphasizes five themes, described below. G&G scientists work actively with researchers in other disciplines in the college, as well as with many national and international colleagues. M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in the G&G area are offered in either Geology or OEAS. Details about our undergraduate degrees offered through the Earth Sciences major are below.

G&G Weekly Seminar Series




Earth Sciences Undergraduate Program

The Earth Sciences Undergraduate Program in the College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences is among the nation's premier earth science undergraduate programs, serving students with a broad range of interests and career aspirations. The program engages both science and society in critical issues facing the region, the nation, and the world. The Earth Sciences undergraduate degree offers four options: Geology, Geography, Ocean Science, and Climate Science. More information is available at Undergraduate Programs.

Other Offerings

The College offers other graduate and undergraduate majors, minors, and certificates (see Catalog College Overview). Some courses, undergraduate minors, and certificates are offered online to distance learners in partnership with Oregon State University Extended Campus. For a full listing of distance education courses see OSU Extended Campus. Faculty members at the College support paid summer research internships through the Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program.