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Studying Geology at Weber State

Weber State’s geology program prepares students who are interested in Earth’s processes and history for exciting careers in energy, environmental protection and related fields.

Geology Highlights

Weber State’s chapter of Sigma Gamma Epsilon, the national honor/pre-professional society for academically successful geosciences students, won a national service award in 2017.

Beyond the Classroom

As a geology major, you’ll gain practical experience through internships, field experiences and undergraduate research. In addition, you can apply to conduct your research with financial backing from Weber State’s Office of Undergraduate Research.

Join Weber State’s Geology Club to meet your peers, network with professionals and spend fall break in Yellowstone.

What You’ll LEARN at Weber

You’ll learn concepts and skills related to the physical and biological aspects of Earth.

In addition, you’ll learn to address issues related to environmental protection, natural hazards, and energy, mineral and water resources.

What You CAN DO After Weber

The growing societal need for environmental protection, sustainable resource development and responsible land management is projected to increase the demand for geoscientists.

Graduates often go on to careers in, oil and gas industries, mining, environmental consulting, engineering consulting and more.

You’ll also be prepared for graduate programs in geosciences and related fields. If you have questions, contact a WSU Career Advisor.

Faculty Perspective

Many of the important issues facing human society today are related to geologic processes and geologic resources, and geoscientists continue to make exciting discoveries about how our amazing planet works and about its long and interesting history. It’s an exciting time to be a geoscientist.

Rick Ford