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Geosciences - Environmental Geology B.S. Handout

Geosciences - Environmental Geology

What can I do with this major?

Related Career Titles
Search for potential careers/jobs with these position titles

  • Environmental Engineer
  • Geologist/Paleontologist
  • Geophysicist
  • Hydrologist
  • Reservoir Manager
  • Water Quality Specialist
  • Water Resource Planner
  • Weather Reporter
  • Earth Science Teacher (K-12)
  • Land Surveyor
  • Science Writer


Professional Organizations

Affiliate yourself with groups to network and learn about the field:

  • Environmental Club, UHD group
  • Geology Club, UHD group
  • Society of UHD Engineers
  • Houston Geological Society
  • Association of Environmental & Engineering Geologists
  • Geological Society of America
  • Chemistry Club, UHD group

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Graduate School Considerations *Programs not offered at UHD

  • Master of Science in Data Analytics
  • Master of Arts in Teaching
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Science in Technical Communication
  • Master of Science in Geology*
  • Master of Science in Environmental Science*
  • Master of Science in Geophysics*
  • Master of Science in Atmospheric Sciences*


Community Partnerships

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What is Environmental Geology?

The Bachelor of Science degree in Geosciences with a concentration in Environmental Geology provides broad-based curriculum and a set of courses specific to geology and an environmental focus. The program is designed to meet the needs of those interested in graduate studies in geology, environmental sciences and careers in the environmental industry that require knowledge of environment-related issues.