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Parent Orientation

Students and parents can learn their way around campus and discover the many opportunities at UI. Orientation events are Aug. 18-21. Register

UI Retirees Association

UIRA has a membership of nearly 500 from every part of the University.

Undergraduate Program

With numerous undergraduate geology courses, a Bachelor of Science in geology allows you a large amount flexibility to tailor a degree to your liking.

Our generally small class sizes allow significant one-on-one interaction between faculty and students.

Degree Options

A B.S. degree in Geology offers many emphasis areas to choose. Tailor your degree to meet your career goals.

Geology Emphasis

  • general geology
  • hydrology
  • environmental geology
  • resource exploration
  • structural geology and tectonics
  • geological education

Please refer to the Undergraduate Curricular Requirements for more information about degree requirements. A minor in geology is also available.

Career Opportunities

Our undergraduate degree offers you a wealth of opportunity for preparing for a career in the geosciences. Bureau of Labor Statistics (2010-2020) predict excellent job opportunities for geoscientists and hydrologists.


Department of Geological Sciences

Physical Address:
McClure Hall 203

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive, MS 3022
Moscow, ID 83844-3022

Phone: (208) 885-6192


Web: Geological Sciences