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 pursuing degrees in Geology or Environmental Geosciences 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. 


If you have any questions about the department or classes, Contact Us to schedule an in-person or virtual appointment!
We are in Room 224 of the School of Sciences and Mathematics Building at 202 Calhoun Street. 


View detailed advising and registration information on the Academic Information page of our website.

Come see research done by the Department of Geology and Environmental Geosciences undergraduate students and other students around campus!

The College of Charleston's 2023 Expo is scheduled for Thursday, April 13, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in TD Arena (301 Meeting Street). This event is free and open to the public. For more information visit College of Charleston's Academic Affairs Expo 2023 page.


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