2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Jan 30, 2023  
2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Geology Department


Bowers Hall, Room 342
(607) 753-2815
E-mail:
geologydept@cortland.edu
www.cortland.edu/geology/

School

Arts and Sciences

Faculty

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

Geology
Adolescence Education: Earth Science (7-12)

Concentrations Offered

Environmental Science
Water Resources

Minors Offered

Geology

Description

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

Requirements

  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

Programs

I. Major

III. Minor

Courses