Why Study Geology?
If any of these ideas sound appealing for a career path, a future in the geological sciences may be for you!
Studying the Earth Takes Many Forms
Geological science involves the study of the Earth, including its structure, composition, processes, and evolution.
Because of the complex and hidden nature of many geological problems, a degree in the geological sciences can be extremely beneficial for future career opportunities where complicated and intricate problems often arise. In addition, solving diverse geological issues and problems that affect populations can provide focus and a great feeling of accomplishment and is often directly related to happiness for professional geologists.
Careers in Geosciences
Not only does majoring in the geological sciences allow students to work on many of society’s most important challenges, but it also unlocks lucrative and personally rewarding careers in government, industry and research, business, law, academia, and other professions in which an understanding of the earth and a background in science are important.
Why Geological Sciences at CWU?
Click on the sections below to go to pages with more details about the strengths of the CWU Geological Sciences program.