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          Geosciences Department
          Cooper Hall, Room 126
          230 Scotland Road
          Edinboro, PA 16444
          Phone: (814) 732-2529
          Fax: (814) 732-1691

          Dr. Brian Zimmerman
          Department Chair
          Office: Cooper Hall, Room 126D
          Email: bzimmerman@edinboro.edu

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          Geosciences


          Degree programs in earth sciences, geography and geology lead graduates to careers in the oil and gas industry, as cartographers and geographic information systems specialists, environmental managers, conservation agents, urban and community planners, environmental consultants and more.
          Where will a degree in the geosciences take you?

          Where will a degree in the geosciences take you?

          EU alum Kevin Yeager earned a PhD in geology at Texas A&M and now teaches earth and environmental science at the University of Kentucky.

          Howard Falls opens window to the past, doors to the future for EU students

          Howard Falls opens window to the past, doors to the future for EU students

          Dr. Kevin Yeager, '95, built the foundation of his career at Howard Falls.

          Spring 2017 Planetarium schedule

          Spring 2017 Planetarium schedule

          The EU Planetarium is your gateway to the universe!

          Students gain hands-on experience

          Students gain hands-on experience

          EU students partake in vibracoring at a wetland in Presque Isle State Park.

          Research takes professor around the world

          Research takes professor around the world

          EU’s Dr. Dale Tshudy earns worldwide acclaim for ongoing, collaborative research on lobster species. 

            The Department of Geosciences offers the educational experience necessary for students to succeed in professional careers related directly or peripheral to the disciplines of geography, geology and the associated earth sciences.

            EU’s Department of Geosciences is one of the largest and most diverse in the region, and consists of fourteen full-time faculty, including seven geographers, five geologists, a meteorologist and a space scientist. The faculty are teachers first, but are also internationally recognized for their scholarly research.

            The Department offers baccalaureate programs in both geography and geology with concentrations available in environmental studies, urban and regional planning, environmental geology and energy resources. Its degree programs are designed to provide students with the necessary foundation to compete well in today's job market, or to pursue graduate studies. Department graduates pursue careers working with state and federal government agencies, the oil and gas industry, and as area specialists, cartographers/GIS specialists, environmental managers, conservation agents, environmental consultants and urban and community planners.

            Graduates of the Geosciences Department who decide to pursue graduate degrees have enjoyed tremendous success at securing paid teaching and research assistantships at highly ranked graduate schools.

            Unleash  your potential with a degree in Geosciences.  

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            Majors & Programs

            Bachelor's
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            Course Sequence
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            Geology - Energy Resources
            Bachelor of Science
            Program Number: 0420
            Department: Geosciences
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            Minors
            Program
            Curriculum
            Earth Sciences Minor
            Minor
            Program Number: 1038
            Department: Geosciences
            Description
            Environmental Geology Minor
            Minor
            Program Number: 1040
            Department: Geosciences
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            Environmental Studies Minor
            Minor
            Program Number: 1009
            Department: Geosciences
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            Geographic Information Systems Minor
            Minor
            Program Number: 1041
            Department: Geosciences
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            Geography Minor
            Minor
            Program Number: 1044
            Department: Geosciences
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            Geology Minor
            Minor
            Program Number: 1045
            Department: Geosciences
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