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Degree Type 
Bachelor of Science
Contact Name 
Lisa Ely
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Environmental Geosciences focuses on the interactions between solid Earth and the atmosphere and hydrosphere, including groundwater, soils, and climate.


Geoscientists are highly sought after in fields such as environmental consulting, assessing geologic hazards, naturalists in state and national parks and forests, in oceanography, geophysics, geochemistry and engineering geology, oil and gas exploration, and searching for new mineral deposits.

Why this program 

You will learn and perform research in CWU’s new $64 million state-of-the-art science building that has specialized labs designed for the geological sciences department, including optics and lasers labs, and an ice core lab. CWU offers Bachelor of Science degrees in Geological Sciences and Environmental Geoscience and Bachelor of Arts degrees in Geology and Geology Teaching. You can also earn a minor or a master's degree in geology.

Contact Information 
Lisa Ely
Possible Search Names 
environment, environmental geosciences, environmental science

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