Department of Geology and Environmental Geosciences

Welcome to the Department of Geology and Environmental Geosciences at the College of Charleston! We offer a Geology major (B.S. or B.A.), an Environmental Geosciences major (B.S.), a Geology minor, a Geoinformatics minor, and a broad array of topical and interdisciplinary elective courses in the geosciences. Students who complete a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree in geology can take a variety of class options that will prepare them for a wide variety of potential career opportunities; such as, environmental geological consulting or regulation, state and federal geological surveysenergy resources, mineral resources, marine geology, space science, hazards investigation, and land-use planning as well as preparation for graduate education in many disciplines. Although primarily undergraduate in nature, the Department of Geology and Environmental Geosciences also provides graduate level courses, and participates in the Master of Science in Environmental and Sustainability Studies program and the M.Ed. for Science Teachers.

Check out our Department News & Resources for a guide on navigating the Department of Geology & Environmental Geosciences and becoming a major or minor.

If you have any questions about the department or classes, Contact Us (by phone, email, or dropping by). We are in Room 224 of the School of Sciences and Mathematics Building at 202 Calhoun Street. 

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