Geology is an interdisciplinary science. Geologists employ principles of physics, chemistry, and biology to understand Earth history and Earth processes. Geologists should be broadly educated in the natural sciences and have diverse field and laboratory experience with rocks and fossils, which is the primary goal of the Geology major at Wooster.
Wooster Geology majors enter a variety of occupations following graduation. Over half continue their studies in graduate school, receive an advanced degree in the geological sciences and enter a related profession. Perhaps the largest field of employment for our majors has been education, including college, early childhood to adolescent to young adult level teaching. Many Geology majors go directly into geologically related jobs, such as the environmental science industry, particularly environmental geology, hydrogeology, and environmental ethics/policy. Other Geology majors pursue diverse careers, including law, medicine, and banking.
Unless otherwise noted, the 2013-2014 Senior Seminar and Geology Club meetings will be held on Thursdays, at 11:00 a.m., in Scovel 205. Geology Club lunch is in Lowry Dining Hall after the presentation. Learn More »
Michael E. Mann, Departments of Meteorology and Geosciences, and the Earth and Environmental Systems Institute (EESI) and also director of the Penn State Earth System Science Center (ESSC) at The Pennsylvania State University, will present the 2012-13 Osgood lecture on Wednesday, March 27. Learn More »
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