2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jul 17, 2024  
2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Geology Department

Bowers Hall, Room 147
(607) 753-2815


Arts and Sciences


Christopher P. Cirmo (Chair), David Barclay, Julie Barclay, Robert Darling, Gayle Gleason, Christopher McRoberts

Adjunct Faculty

For a listing of adjunct faculty see the Faculty and Administration section.

Programs Offered

Bachelor of Arts in Geology
Bachelor of Science in Geology
Bachelor of Science in Adolescence Education: Earth Science (7-12)

Majors Offered

Adolescence Education: Earth Science (7-12)

Concentrations Offered

Environmental Science
Water Resources

Minors Offered



Students who major in geology may earn a bachelor of arts or a bachelor of science. They may complete a program of traditional geology courses, choose to concentrate in environmental science, or combine courses in the major leading to qualification for initial certification as secondary school teachers of earth science. Depending on the major or concentration, geology graduates choose to either begin master’s level graduate studies or find employment as geologists, hydrogeologists or earth science teachers in grades 7-12.

Special Features

  • Opportunities for research
  • Geology Club
  • Internships
  • Fossil, mineral, and rock collections
  • Field trips
  • Brauer Education Center
  • Hoxie Gorge Nature Preserve
  • Field and analytical instrumentation


  1. Degree Requirements listed here apply to the majors offered by this department.
  2. Liberal Arts Requirements: B.A. – 90 credit hours; B.S. – 75 credit hours


I. Major

IV. Minor