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B.S. Geology


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Advanced Study of Geology

Explore the geological processes of the earth, the effect of erosion and deposition, and the formation and uses of rocks and minerals to prepare for your career as a geoscientist. Learn methods for locating, preserving and protecting natural resources and focus your studies on general geology, hydrology, resource exploration, structural geology and tectonics or geological education.

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  • Research spans the U.S. and globe, stretching from Alaska to Bolivia and New Zealand
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  • Extensive research facilities and tools, such as rock cutting and crushing equipment, petrographic microscopes and photomicrograph facilities, and more

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Department of Earth and Spatial Sciences

Physical Address:
McClure 201

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3021
Moscow ID, 83843-3021

Geography: 208-885-6216
Geology: 208-885-6192