Student Learning Outcomes

Learning outcomes for the geology program

  • Students will acquire a solid base of knowledge in the science of geology as a whole as well as earth materials, earth history, sedimentation and stratigraphy, deformational processes and structural features, and geomorphic processes and landforms.
  • Students will develop proficiency in conveying complex geologic concepts in clear, technically correct writing.
  • Students will develop proficiency in oral communication of complex geologic concepts.
  • Students will develop the aptitudes and dispositions necessary to help democratize society by obtaining and maintaining employment as a professional geologist.