Undergraduate degree

The geology and geophysics program offers a Bachelor of Science with emphasis areas in:

  • Geochemistry
  • Geology
  • Geophysics
  • Groundwater and environmental geochemistry
  • Petroleum geology

It is the only such program in Missouri to offer geophysics with an exploration and environmental emphasis. 

As a student in the program, you’ll develop a strong foundation in geology during your first two years of study, taking courses like chemistry, physics, mathematics, and computer science. In your junior and senior years, you’ll take more specialized courses pertaining to your emphasis area.