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Student Opportunities and Services
Many of our courses include field trips. You can learn the principles of geology and geography through practice.
Our department’s annual spring break field trip has gone to many places across the United States.
- Southern Appalachian Mountains
- Colorado Plateau
- Florida Keys
Witness the principles of geology put into practice as you explore different geographic areas.
We also have ongoing trips to Jamaica. You can study sea-rise level, sedimentation and beach erosion first-hand.
Earn college credit as you explore the geology and terrain of the Southwestern United States.
Observe and learn on the job. As an intern, you can build practical working experience in many areas:
- Area analysis
- Data collection and interpretation
- Regional study
- Travel and tourism
As a GGP student, you’ll also complete a senior seminar. Your seminar gives you career guidance and help with preparing your job-search materials.
Connect with your classmates. Get involved on campus and grow your presence.