Geoscience Programs


The Department offers a Bachelor of Sciences degree program in Geosciences and a Bachelor of Arts program in Earth Sciences. The Bachelor of Science program in Geosciences has a choice of majors in the Geological Sciences and in Atmospheric Sciences. These majors have been designed to prepare students to gain professional credentials such as the State of Florida Professional Geologist certification or the American Meteorological Society certification. The Bachelor of Arts program in Earth Sciences provides a broader based, interdisciplinary course of study and includes a major in Earth Science Education which leads to teacher certification in Florida. Minors in Geology and Meteorology are also available. For more information on courses, see the course catalog.

Career Opportunities (From the Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook)



Atmospheric Scientists, Including Meteorologists