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Undergraduate Programs

The Department of Geological Sciences provides training for those who want to become professional geologists and seek careers in university or college teaching, in industry, in research laboratories, and in federal and state geological surveys; for those who wish to teach Earth and atmospheric science at the secondary school level; and for those who seek a general knowledge of geology and atmospheric science and their relationship to other sciences.

The two undergraduate degrees offered are:
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Geology and
Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Geology.

Information on additional programs:
B.S – Environmental Sciences (BSES)
Geology Minor and
Geology Honors Program.

We recently added two new degree tracks:
Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Geological Science – Atmospheric Science and
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Geological Science – Atmospheric Science.

Undergraduate Advisors

For forms and additional information about undergraduate study in the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at Indiana University, please contact:

  1. Kaj Johnson, Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies, kajjohns@indiana.edu, 812–855–3612
  2. Bruce Douglas, Senior Lecturer and Director of the IU Geologic Field Station douglasb@indiana.edu, 812–855–3848
  3. Kathy Davis, Undergraduate Academic Advisor kamdavis@indiana.edu 812–855–2391.
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