A bachelor’s degree in geology prepares a graduate for a career studying the Earth, including its history and influencing factors. Geology majors will use a wide variety of knowledge from various fields in investigating and studying the Earth and apply that knowledge to their specific industries’ needs. The following occupations represent some career opportunities available to geology majors. Some will require additional education. For more information visit the Career Center in Lucina 220.
Agricultural Engineer Architect AstronomerCartographer Computer Analyst Earth Science Teacher EcologistEconomic Geologist Environmental ConsultantEnvironmental Engineer Environmental LawyerForest Ranger Geochemist Geologist Geophysicist Hydrologist Landscape/Nursery Manager Mathematician Medical Doctor Meteorologist MineralogistMining Engineer Oceanographer Paleontologist Park Ranger Petroleum Engineer Sales Engineer Scientific Photographer SeismologistSoil Scientist Structural Geologist Surveyor Technical Sales RepTechnical Writer Urban/Regional Planner Water Quality Control Technician
Careers for Scientific Types & Others With Inquiring Minds (OCC PT 62)Careers in Focus: Environment (OCC GREEN 10)Careers in the Environment (OCC GREEN 12)College Majors Handbook (MAJ 6)Encyclopedia of Careers and Vocational Guidance (JS JO 12-16)Great Jobs for Geology Majors (OCC 94)Occupational Outlook Handbook (JS JO 20)
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