Geology 2 175

Careers in this Field

Most of our students are working for environmental consulting firms and for government agencies on water resource protection programs. Current job titles held by our graduates include:

  • geologist
  • ground water hydrogeologist
  • professional consultant
  • teacher (earth/space science)
  • professor
  • engineering geologist
  • resource manager
  • environmental scientist
  • petroleum geologist
  • GIS mapping specialist

While most of our students choose to work in the Midwest on environmental pollution and protection problems, several of our students work or have worked in Texas, California, Alaska, Europe, Africa, the southwest Pacific, and Antarctica.
Department of Geological Sciences
Ball State University
Fine Arts Building (AR), room 117
Muncie, IN 47306

Hours: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Phone: 765-285-8270
Fax: 765-285-8265
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